Hi,

In message "Re: anything disappearing from Ruby for 2.0?"
    on 03/11/30, David Garamond <lists / zara.6.isreserved.com> writes:

|I second that. Ruby has been a great Perl replacement for me partly 
|because of this. Though the more I use Ruby, the less I use $_ and 
|friends. The only variables I still use quite often is $1, $2, ... They 
|are globals, not thread-safe, etc, but great for oneliners.

Match related variables ($&, $1, $2,...) are locals and thread-safe.


							matz.