In data 3/19/2005, "Martin DeMello" <martindemello / yahoo.com> ha
scritto:

>Florian Gross <flgr / ccan.de> wrote:
>> So they are optimizations for this case:
>>
>> a = a.strip
>
>It'd be nice to similarly optimise
>
>a.strip!.upcase!
>
>without ever having to create and discard a new object.

I'd contend it's not even about optimization. Simply
_conceptually_ it's cleaner if, when I want to change
object x, I can actually do so rather than create a new
object and fiddle with 'references' and 'variables'.

>martin

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