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With a block given, calls the block with each String value returned by successive calls to String#succ; the first value is self, the next is self.succ, and so on; the sequence terminates when value other_string is reached; returns self:
'a8'.upto('b6') {|s| print s, ' ' } # => "a8"
a8 a9 b0 b1 b2 b3 b4 b5 b6
If argument exclusive is given as a truthy object, the last value is omitted:
'a8'.upto('b6', true) {|s| print s, ' ' } # => "a8"
a8 a9 b0 b1 b2 b3 b4 b5
If other_string would not be reached, does not call the block:
'25'.upto('5') {|s| fail s }
'aa'.upto('a') {|s| fail s }
With no block given, returns a new Enumerator:
'a8'.upto('b6') # => #<Enumerator: "a8":upto("b6")>
               static VALUE
rb_str_upto(int argc, VALUE *argv, VALUE beg)
    VALUE end, exclusive;

    rb_scan_args(argc, argv, "11", &end, &exclusive);
    RETURN_ENUMERATOR(beg, argc, argv);
    return rb_str_upto_each(beg, end, RTEST(exclusive), str_upto_i, Qnil);

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