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$ Kills IRB

 
 
Ralph Mason
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      01-05-2004
I noticed that

$

will kill irb (that is the UK pound symbol)

Does anyone know why?

Ralph




 
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Josef 'Jupp' SCHUGT
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      01-05-2004
Hi!

* Ralph Mason:
> I noticed that
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> $
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> 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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