Load vs. instance_eval

Assuming f is an absolute path, is there any important difference
between load(f) and instance_eval(File.read(f))? I have been saying the
latter, but I'm thinking I could equally well say the former... Thx - m.

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Never mind, I see now that load pollutes the global namespace. m.

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matt neuburg <matt@tidbits.com> wrote:

Assuming f is an absolute path, is there any important difference
between load(f) and instance_eval(File.read(f))? I have been saying the
latter, but I'm thinking I could equally well say the former... Thx - m.

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