Also, did I make a mistake in downloading the pp application from RAA?
Since it's supposed to be a builtin to v1.8. Should I have left well enough
alone?

It's like what carburetor means in French: "If it works, don't touch it"

why the lucky stiff <ruby-talk / whytheluckystiff.net> wrote in message news:<200309041108.51867.ruby-talk / whytheluckystiff.net>...
> I have a brief explanation on WS&NiR (towards the bottom of the page):
> 
>   http://whytheluckystiff.net/articles/2003/08/04/rubyOneEightOh
> 
> Anything in particular you want to know?
> 
> _why
> 
> On Thursday 04 September 2003 05:25 am, Ed Baker wrote:
> > I'm interested in using the prettyprint module available from RAA.
> >
> > But, as a relatively new Rubyist, I can't seem to make sense of the
> > included RDOCS.
> >
> > Has anyone got some simple examples they could share?