On Friday 03 October 2003 14:48, Emmanuel Touzery wrote:

> irb(main):001:0> a = {}
> {}
> irb(main):002:0> a["blue"] = {}
> {}
> irb(main):003:0> a["blue"]["red"] = 3
> 3
> irb(main):004:0> a["blue"]
> {"red"=>3}
> irb(main):005:0> a["blue"]["red"]
> 3
> irb(main):006:0>

I need something like this:

a = {{}} # this doesn't work, but i've just written it here to emph. the
         # subject
...
# somewhere in the iteration
a[foo][bar] = baz
...
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