Hello Matthew,

Friday, December 27, 2002, 9:44:53 AM, you wrote:

MH> Hi:

MH> I want to create a long string containing line breaks so I wrote
MH>        a = <<END
MH>             a few lines ....
MH>        END

MH> but Ruby can never find the closing END anywhere before EOF.   Is there 
MH> something I'm missing?

spaces before second EOF?

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