Thomas Yager-Madden [mailto:tym / NOSPAMsyntactician.com] wrote:

> 25.times { print "."; sleep 1 }
> print "\n"
> 
> But instead of printing a dot, waiting a second, and then printing 
> another dot, &c.  Ruby waits 25 seconds and then prints 25 
> dots all at 
> once.

fwiw, it works on winxp running ruby 1.8.

> Thanks
> Thomas

kind regards -botp