By the way, I just verified in IRB that %(year month day) is actually "year
month day". It is quite surprising to me.

Gennady.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "ahoward" <ahoward / fsl.noaa.gov>
Newsgroups: comp.lang.ruby
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 06, 2003 11:49 AM
Subject: Re: %w(foo) v.s. ['foo']


> On Wed, 7 May 2003, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > In message "%w(foo) v.s. ['foo']"
> >     on 03/05/07, ahoward <ahoward / fsl.noaa.gov> writes:
> >
> > |any idea why this:
> > |
> > |  year, month, day = ['year','month','day'].map{|k| cgi[k]}
> > |
> > |should yeild different results than this:
> > |
> > |  year, month, day = %w(year month day).map{|k| cgi[k]}
> >
> > No idea.  Could you show us problem reproducing code snippet?
>
> this is the offending script - i'm sure the problem must be elsewhere, i
just
> can't see it
>
> http://eli.fsl.noaa.gov/ruby/eg/index_cgi.html
>
> line 45, 46
>
>
> -a
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