On 1/16/07, Robert Klemme <shortcutter / googlemail.com> wrote:
>
> Um, I would not say 1MB is large.  What accesses do you do?  Do you just
> access based on index?  Do you often need to load this data? etc.

Pure array indexing, just a lot of it.

> In your case I'd start out writing a Ruby version (either using a single
> String or an Array with integers) and change that into an extension if
> performance is insufficient.  My 0.02 EUR...

Good point - it'd be the quickest thing to get up and running, if
nothing else :)

martin