* Daniel Amelang (Mar 19, 2005 23:30):
> Perhaps a more interesting solution would be to get rid of all
> destructive methods and work on optimizing ther existing
> non-destructive counterparts. Matz seems to prefer this solution.

> http://ruby-talk.org/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/17764

> Unfortunately, the non-destructive versions are still quite noticeably
> slower.

No they're not.  Where are you getting these assertions from?,
        nikolai

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