On Fri, Oct 04, 2002 at 11:48:02PM +0900, Christian Szegedy wrote:
> Ruby also reads from stdin if started without a file, this is of
> course not too helpful for a beginner, but allows for using it as a pipe.
> I think this is the optimal way a scripting language should behave.

lizzy:~% python
Python 2.2.1 (#1, Apr 20 2002, 10:26:30) 
[GCC 2.95.3 20010315 (release)] on freebsd5
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> 

How about

lizzy:~% ruby
ruby(main):001:0> 

?

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