----- Original Message -----
From: "ahoward" <ahoward / fsl.noaa.gov>
Newsgroups: comp.lang.ruby
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Monday, June 02, 2003 4:08 PM
Subject: Re: [OT] Re: Metakit for Ruby - Would you want it?


> On Tue, 3 Jun 2003, Pit Capitain wrote:
>
> > If you're going The Ruby Way, why not
> >
> >   table.select { |row| row.foo =~ /hello/i }
> >
> > :-)
>
> or even:
>
>   relation.select(:field0, :field1){|tuple| tuple[:field0, :field1] ===
[/foo/, /bar/]}
>
> i actually have something which does the above using named fields in
arrays.
> it's very cool but slower than dirt ;-)

Named fields?

Did you consider a hash (or better a Struct)?

Hal