"Ralf" <lausianne / gmx.net> wrote in message
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> jumbo wrote:
> > I decided to try Ruby in Windows (XP) and downloaded it from the
Practical
> > Programmer site.  The package includes a spiffy editor SciTE, but when I
try
> > to run my program from within this editor, it seems to not know about
> > standard input.  It gives a bad file descriptor error for gets whether I
> > simply write it gets or $stdin.gets.
>
> I had the same problem with SciTE, so I'm using RDE now. The debugger
> never quite runs as I'd expect and it has no code folding, but otherwise
> it's fine.
>
> Cheers, Ralf.
>
>

So it's not just me!  <g>

Thanks,

ec