"ts" wrote in
....

> pigeon% ruby -e '_a = 12; 3.times {|_a| puts _a}; puts _a'
> 0
> 1
> 2
> 12
> pigeon%
>
>  :-)

Neato! -- Actually I sort of like Dave's idea - it is probably
better then the 1001  incarnations of

  {<a; b |   local z
    i_am_block_local := ...
    etc
    }


/Christoph