"Ryan Davis" <ryand / zenspider.com> wrote in message
news:3B3EC5AD-CC71-11D6-8829-0003939161E2 / zenspider.com...
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> Either:
> + embed \n in a double quoted (or other form of interpreted) string.

Yes, that was a natural extension of my earlier attempt and I tried that.

> + just have a multi line string
> + use the heredoc style string as above, but w/ a variable above the
> inline call...

That worked too ! Thanks...

> > I got this message:
> >
> > C:\ruby\RubyInline-1.0.6>ruby -v example.rb
> > ruby 1.7.2 (2002-07-02) [i386-mswin32]
> > RubyInline 1.0.6
> > c:/ruby/lib/ruby/site_ruby/inline.rb:30:in `inline': undefined method
> > `+'
> > for nil (NoMethodError)
> >         from example.rb:16:in `fastfact'
> >         from example.rb:36
> >         from example.rb:36:in `each'
> >         from example.rb:36
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> Define INLINEDIR or HOME in your environment.

Got it ...now it  is working.

> Better yet, get cygwin  and run in a POSIX environment.

I can definitely do that at home ... but I do not have that option at work.

> Windows does too many things on too many platforms and I own NONE of them
to test on.

I agree ... no problem.

Again, thanks for coming up this neat utility.

-- shanko