$£ Kills IRB

Discussion in 'Ruby' started by Ralph Mason, Jan 5, 2004.

  1. Ralph Mason

    Ralph Mason Guest

    I noticed that



    will kill irb (that is the UK pound symbol)

    Does anyone know why?

    Ralph
    Ralph Mason, Jan 5, 2004
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  2. Hi!

    * Ralph Mason:
    > I noticed that
    >
    > $£
    >
    > will kill irb (that is the UK pound symbol)
    >
    > Does anyone know why?


    I don't think that it is a real answer but it is because irb aborts
    on ANY non-ascii character.

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