Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:4959] Re: Ruby Book Eng. translation editor's questions"
    on 00/09/17, Jon Babcock <jon / kanji.com> writes:

|Or, perhaps I am wrong and English 'parenthesis' *can* include curly
|braces { } and square brackets [ ] and well as ( and ).

Perl document (perlop.pod) uses the word `brackets' for all these.

|Is any other kind of kakko , besides { }, used in this syntax in
|Ruby?

Here's the list of corresponding BRACKETs.

  round  ( )
  angle  < >
  square [ ]
  curly  { }

Hope this helps.

							matz.