* Daniel Amelang (Mar 19, 2005 23:50):
> I use ruby in the bioinformatics field. We deal with very long
> biological sequence data and protein structures.

How long?  Are you sure String is the class for you?  Is it possible
that some domain-specific data structures would suite your tasks better?
I'm being curious, not provocative,
        nikolai

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