Nathaniel Talbott wrote:

> On Jan 31, 2004, at 09:38, Michael campbell wrote:
> 
>> Dan Doel wrote:
>>
>>> However, regarding this and your last mail, I believe Matz is 
>>> considering taking out flip-flops
>>
>>
>> Which is a darn shame.
> 
> 
> previous.sub(/a darn shame/, 'wonderful')
> 
> This rubyist will be much happier when the flip-flop is _buried_.

Why?  If you didn't like it, why would you use it?