On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 4:53 PM, James Gray<james / grayproductions.net> wrot=
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>> bin_data =3D %b{71 73 70} =A0 # decimal values of bytes
>> bin_data.encoding =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 # =3D> #<Encoding:ASCII-8BIT>
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> Interesting idea. =A0I wish there was a way to keep that and Greg's simpl=
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> ASCII usage both=85

Hmm... yeah, I'm out of my depth here.  But that would be nice.

-greg