matz / ruby-lang.org (Yukihiro Matsumoto) writes:

> Nobu already made a patch to implement it.  I feel like it can make
> programs more cryptic.  "<<-|FOO"??  WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

I just though, why not "<<|FOO".  In other words, the '-' in there
doesn't serve much purpose.

s = <<|FOO
      |this
      | is
      |  my
      |   text
      FOO