[Ironruby-core] Comparing CLR strings and Ruby strings - a slightly surprising behaviour

Pete Bacon Darwin bacondarwin at googlemail.com
Fri Mar 6 14:29:04 EST 2009


Fair enough!

-----Original Message-----
From: ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org
[mailto:ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org] On Behalf Of Jimmy Schementi
Sent: Friday,06 March 06, 2009 18:36
To: ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
Subject: Re: [Ironruby-core] Comparing CLR strings and Ruby strings - a
slightly surprising behaviour

>> "rm -Rf *".to_clr_string
=> `rm -Rf *` 

Copying and pasting that result would lead to bad things =P ... so I say no
back ticks. Let's stick with single quotes ... it's not a difficult thing to
change in the future.

~js

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org [mailto:ironruby-core-
> bounces at rubyforge.org] On Behalf Of Pete Bacon Darwin
> Sent: Thursday, March 05, 2009 1:22 PM
> To: ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
> Subject: Re: [Ironruby-core] Comparing CLR strings and Ruby strings - a
> slightly surprising behaviour
> 
> How about back ticks? `Some string`?
> 
> Since ruby can have single quote string literals it might not be that
> obvious that 'Some string' it is not a normal Ruby string.
> 
> Pete
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org
> [mailto:ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org] On Behalf Of Tomas
> Matousek
> Sent: Thursday,05 March 05, 2009 21:03
> To: ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
> Subject: Re: [Ironruby-core] Comparing CLR strings and Ruby strings - a
> slightly surprising behaviour
> 
> I'm going to use single quotes for formatting CLR strings via inspect.
> "clr:" prefix is too long and it gets in your way when working mostly
> with
> CLR strings.
> 
> >>> "Some string"
> => "Some string"
> >>> "Some string".to_clr_string
> => 'Some string'
> 
> Sounds good?
> 
> Tomas
> 
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