On 2/9/07, Steven Lumos <steven / lumos.us> wrote:

> "Nikolai Weibull" <now / bitwi.se> writes:

> > I think it's time we see some actual use cases for String#ord.

> Use cases?
>
>   - any kind of image processing
>   - implementing maybe half of all Internet protocols
>   - data compression
>   - error correction
>   - encryption
>   - Efficient XML Interchange [1]

Can we then have some example code that shows how String#ord_at would
make things a lot more efficient than an alternative using String#ord?

  nikolai