On Fri, Aug 23, 2002 at 02:12:39AM +0900, mengx / nielsenmedia.com wrote:
> Thanks.
> 
> I just browsed several records and seemed to me that 
> quite a few people (and including me) like to see that
> "split" based on argument type. If it is a string, then
> use string as the separator. For Regexp, use the Regexp.
> This is basically the Ruby way to overload "split" method.
> 
> Was there a final decision on this? A lot of codes could break
> due to this change.

I've read the thread and matz' last word on this is that split will work
the way you describe it, ie strings longer than 1 char will not be
converted to Regexp anymore.

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