Hi Pit,

Thanks a lot.  I am sorry that I missed it, because I seldom see it, even
in the Pickaxe book.  (In the "Python Essential Reference", for example,
this syntax is introduced early and used over and over...)

Regards,

Bill
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Pit Capitain <pit / capitain.de> wrote:
> Hi Bill,

> this isn't new syntax. For more info see pp 369 (pp = pickaxe 
> page) or 
> http://www.rubycentral.com/book/ref_c_string.html#String._pc

> Regards,
> Pit