chop and chop!
Input and Output in Ruby example from a Well House Consultants training course
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Source code: two Module: R106
print "How long? "
stuff = STDIN.gets.chop
print stuff # with c/r
less = stuff.chop # less has no c/r - stuff unchanged
stuff.chop! # puts chopped version BACK into stuff
wizard:ruby graham$ ruby two
How long? 4
wizard:ruby graham$ ruby two
How long? far too ...
far too ...
far too ...far too ...wizard:ruby graham$
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