On Jan 17, 2005, at 3:23 AM, David Heinemeier Hansson wrote:
> * *Numeric bytes and time:* Rails has taken upon itself to extend Ruby 
> in a few spots, such as adding the possibility for expressions like 
> <code>45.kilobytes + 2.3.megabytes</code> and <code>45.minutes + 
> 2.hours + 1.fortnight</code>.

very neat idea!

i can imagine this being useful elsewhere,
maybe it could be added to the transamis
facets collection?

Alex