Hi,
>
> > > Ruby cannot simulate this behavior.
> >
> > You are trying to force ruby to become what you know, instead of 
>learning
> > ruby's different methods of doing the same thing.
> >
> > The 'def raise(*args)...' solution given is pretty much what you want,
> > and if you want it clobal then $ignore_errors = 1. That it's syntax is
> > different than VBs is a nonissue... If you want VB, stick with VB, don't
> > turn ruby into VB.
>
>Couldn't agree more.

No, This routine does NOT have the same effect as in VB. Anyway, I'm a 
pragmatic programmer. Don't be ruby partisan... Cool down... I like ruby, I 
learn it... Don't fight a war of holy languages.

Thanks
Shannon.

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