----- Original Message -----
From: "Matthew, Graeme" <Graeme.Matthew / mercer.com>
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 19, 2002 10:15 PM
Subject: Something new undefined method


> Here is one I have not encountered :
>
> c:/dev/cgi-bin/Project.rb:29:in `projectCode': undefined method `[]' for
nil
> (NameError)
>
> undefined method but I cannot see a problem with this
>
> def projectCode
> return @data['prj_id']
> end

It's a runtime error (the most common one I see).
Apparently @data has the value nil when you
try to apply [] to it...

Hal