>>>>> "V" == Volkmann, Mark <Mark.Volkmann / AGEDWARDS.com> writes:

V> The pickaxe book says (on page 51) that if the expression is a global, class
V> or instance variable then the braces aren't required.  Omitting them doesn't
V> seem to work for me.  Is the book wrong?

 it seems to work for me

pigeon% ruby -e '$a = @@a = @a = 12; p "#$a #@@a #@a"'
"12 12 12"
pigeon% 


 Can you give an example ?


Guy Decoux