In article <1148784962.397850.112760 / y43g2000cwc.googlegroups.com>,
  transfire / gmail.com writes:

> About 6 months ago or so, I rewrote the Pathname library to internally
> store a path as an Array instead of a String. It appears to be about
> 20% faster than the original and the code is a good bit less complex. I
> no longer subscribte to ruby-dev and I'm not sure who is responsible
> for such things, so I'm posting here. Would a Ruby developer like to
> have a look and consider it as an update of the current lib?

I don't like it.  A pathname may have different structure on
different environment.

I think rewriting it in C is appropriate way to make it faster.
-- 
Tanaka Akira