In message <f15b00519ae6326d2171a8a162995dbd / ruby-forum.com>, Sebastian probst Eide writes:
>I basically just need a way to read the different values. I'll try to
>extend it myself so I can read any given number of flags myself. Just
>need to understand how to read and set the flags!

You're looking for "bitwise operators".

Experiment with "5 & 4" or "1 | 4".

-s