Richard wrote:
> Programming Ruby online says "showRE('kangaroo', /angar/)"  yields
> "k<<angar>>oo".  However, using Ruby 1.6.8 under Win2000SP3,
> I get the diagnostic "undefined method `showRE' for
> #<Object:0x2a79618> (NameError)".

And what does Programming Ruby say 20 lines above? :-)