On Thu, Dec 18, 2003 at 12:39:53PM +0900, Austin Ziegler wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Dec 2003 11:01:56 +0900, Joseph Benik wrote:
> > i don't understand the need to nitpick the regexp in this case, if
> > someone passes a string it seems quite a simple task for you to _ENSURE
> > BACKWARDS COMPATIBILITY_ and convert it internally to a regexp
> 
> This is a deprecation warning. It will no longer be backwards compatible in 
> 1.9 and later, IIRC (maybe as early as 1.8.1).
> 
> In 1.8.0, however, it's just a warning.

I had this "problem", too. I can't see why Ruby is so verbose on that
and doesn't interpret foo.gsub[!]("bar", ...) as foo.gsub[!](/bar/, ...) 
automagically...

Regards,
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