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



On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 04:49:13PM -0700, Rod Roark wrote:
[...]
> BTW does ruby let you do one-liners as in perl -e?

Indeed. Try:

	echo foo | ruby -pe '$_.tr!("a-z", "A-Z").'

which does require the ugly $_, but nearly matches perl in compactness.

(Sorry, forgot to add this to my last message.)

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