On May 2, 2004, at 10:09 PM, Richard Lionheart wrote:

> OK,  I found a reasonable workaround:  I'm developing in SciTE,  so I
> selected the XXX block and replaced #{ in the selection with \\\#{,  
> which
> should be easy to undo safely.   I still think there should be someway 
> to
> achieve the C equivalent of /* ... */.

There is:

=begin
comments here
many lines of them
as many as you want
=end

It's not used much for normal comments anymore (that I've seen) but I 
use it for commenting out code often.