On Oct 18, 2006, at 12:21 PM, Nikolai Weibull wrote:
> On 10/18/06, Eric Hodel <drbrain / segment7.net> wrote:
>> On Oct 18, 2006, at 11:37 AM, Nikolai Weibull wrote:
>>> On 10/18/06, Eric Hodel <drbrain / segment7.net> wrote:
>>>> On Oct 18, 2006, at 4:18 AM, dblack / wobblini.net wrote:
>>>>> lines sounds like it should already be an array to me (like
>>>>> readlines), and each_line doesn't sound like something that  
>>>>> should be
>>>>> called without a block.  In general I guess I'm not  
>>>>> understanding the
>>>>> whole concept of the non-iterator calls to methods like each*.  I
>>>>> mean, I understand what's happening, but I'm not sure that the
>>>>> traditional iterator method names make sense if there's no block.
>>>>
>>>> Creating a new Array for enumerating the lines of a 50M String  
>>>> is not going to be fun (or fast).
>>>
>>> When would you actually do that?
>>
>> You trimmed too much context.
>
> And you trimmed too much answer.

No, I didn't.

> I don't see the question that you're answering, or even if that's  
> the case.

I'm responding to the first sentence of the paragraph immediately  
above my response, the one you trimmed (displayed above with full  
context).  I'm not answering any questions, I'm making observations.

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