On Mar 10, 2006, at 4:57 PM, Alan Burch wrote:

> I first saw
> that the array class mixed in enumerable and that I could use the to_a
> call from there, but a quick check using -r profile showed that my
> original call to split was a much quicker way to convert from a string
> to an array.

This sounds like premature optimization.  Remember, you start  
worrying about speed when the code gets too slow.  Not before.

James Edward Gray II