Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:01471] Re: Bignum aset"
    on 00/02/17, "Conrad Schneiker" <schneiker / jump.net> writes:

|> etc.  It just seems like a basic enough facility to warrant
|> inclusion in the language, that's all (plus a small speed
|> advantage to coding it in C).
|
|Well, efficient bit vectors are pretty important and fairly widely used for
|cryptography, digital logic design, process control stuff, and all sorts of
|other things. So I am in favor of them being included in the language (and I
|expect the speed advantage of being coded in C would be pretty large in many
|cases of interest to application developers).

Shall I write and bundle extension, say BitVector?
It is fairly easy using Bignum structure, once specification is
defined.

							matz.