On Sun, 19 Jan 2003, Daniel Carrera wrote in comp.lang.ruby:
> The website only has a document in the propietary MS Office .doc format.
> Therefore I cannot read it.

This is not true:

$ wget http://www.sra.co.jp/people/m-kasahr/ruby/getoptlong/getoptlong.doc 2>/dev/null
$ file getoptlong.doc
getoptlong.doc: ASCII English text

just use your standard pager to read it.


A WARNING: This document suggests using eval for the purpose of assigning 
command line option values to global variables.

*** Don't ***  ever do this unless you want your users to be able to 
execute arbitrary code by means of properly crafted command line options. 

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