Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:5803] Re: local variables (nested, in-block, parameters, etc.)"
    on 00/10/24, Dave Thomas <Dave / thomases.com> writes:

|But then what is the meaning of the stuff after the ';'? If local
|variables in the block are always block scoped, then we don't need to
|declare them in the parameter list.

I'm thinking of avoiding name conflict. See [ruby-talk:5804].

							matz.