Phrogz wrote:
> Simon Kr÷šer wrote:
>> v = 0x217962755220666f207463657073612074656577732061207369206d756e676942
>> puts [v.to_s(16)].pack('H*').reverse
>>
>> terse enough? :)
> 
> Wow, that's hot. Thanks :)
> 
> Got any golf for the reverse? (Creating the number from the string.)

Well, just do the reverse:

s = 'Bignum is a sweet aspect of Ruby!'
puts s.reverse.unpack('H*').first.to_i(16)

cheers

Simon