On Thursday 19 June 2003 10:42 am, nobu.nokada / softhome.net wrote:

> > Anyway, I don't think /* ... */ fits well into Ruby's syntax, but
> > what about something like: %#{}? We have %w{}, %r{}, etc... seems
> > like %#{} is pretty intuitive.
>
> %# means a string literal delimted by #.
> puts %#{comment} or string? #
> {comment} or string?
>     ==>nil

So it is... actually, I didn't know you could do that!

> > But then, it does conflict with #{} expansion in
> > strings, so I guess you'd have to say no comments inside of strings
> > (which seems reasonable--you can't currently put regular "#"
> > comments in strings).
>
> "Currently, string literal can contain #{# this is comment
> ''}comment."

Well, yeah, but that's kind of cheating. ;)

Anyway, I guess that one is out, but it would be nice if we could find 
something else that would work. =)

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