"Harold Hausman" <hhausman / gmail.com> writes:

> attr_* are written in c if I'm not mistaken. That might explain (at
> least some of) the difference.

Not only that, it directly circumvents further method calls and
accesses the instance variable table directly.  No way to beat that in
pure Ruby.

> +1 on this being an excellent quiz. Thanks again Ara

Full ack.

> -Harold
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