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Re: [vox-tech] ruby (was: hold on to your hats - perl vs python)
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Re: [vox-tech] ruby (was: hold on to your hats - perl vs python)



On Thursday 18 July 2002 04:30 pm, Henry House wrote:
> ...
> I like writing
>
> 		'a b c d'.split(/\s/).each do |i|
> 			puts "elem = #{i}"
> 		end
>
> than
>
> 		foreach my $i (split(/\s/, "a b c d")) {
> 			print "elem = $i\n"
> 		}

Actually the Perl version can be a bit more succinct:

  for (split /\s/, "a b c d") {print "elem = $_\n"}

BTW does ruby let you do one-liners as in perl -e?

-- Rod
   http://www.sunsetsystems.com/

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