Hi Michael,

You can browse the just-started list at
"http://www.glue.umd.edu/~billtj/ruby.html" (I will change it to HTML
format based on an input from someone); this is item 3) in the list.

Hopefully you will get fewer Ruby gotcha in the future.

Regards,

Bill
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Michael Campbell <michael_s_campbell / yahoo.com> wrote:
> This is a "Ruby Gotcha".  *IF* you declare a variable before the
> block, it uses that one.  If you don't, it creates its own, but its
> scope IS the block.

> I find this... odd, and I don't like it, but that's the way it is.