On 20 Jan 2004 03:58:49 GMT, ptkwt / aracnet.com (Phil Tomson) wrote:
>As you say, you're not forced to do things this way - you can use 'for' 
>for example, but:
>
>   10.times do something end 
>
>is somehow so clear.  It's almost zenlike.

This one statement is what got me started on Ruby. After 20 years of
programming in C, Perl, and mainframe assembler I read an interview
with Andy Hunt. Andy used this statement as an example of Ruby and I
said "I've gotta get me some of that."