----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Freeze" <jim / freeze.org>


> On Sun, Sep 01, 2002 at 08:36:54PM +0900, Gavin Sinclair wrote:
> > This comment is relevant to this thread, but has no particular place it
should
> > be.  Anyway...
> >
> > I need a temp file.  I vaguely remember that Ruby can do temp files.  It's
not
> > in ri, but I wasn't expecting that because it's a standard library thing,
> > rather than a built-in.
> >
> > PickAxe doesn't have it for some reason, which surprised me.
> >
> > I lent "The Ruby Way" to a friend, and I'm sure that discussed it
somewhere.
> >
> > "Ruby in a Nutshell" is at work.
> >
> > So I'm reading tempfile.rb!
> >
> Try the online pick-axe book.
>
> Jim

That's exactly where I couldn't find it!  Searching for "temp" in the relevant
chapters revealed nothing (relevant).

tempfile.rb had a sufficient description in it.

Gavin