Morton Goldberg wrote:
> On Oct 11, 2007, at 9:30 PM, Marek Kasperkiewicz wrote:
> 
>> If i try this
>> puts (1..10).max
>> it runs fine.
>> If i try this
>> puts (1..100000000).max
>> It is extremely slow. Instead of using straight math max= 100000000-1
>> it uses some king of interator to find out the value of max.
>> What is the catch here?
> 
> I'm afraid that's the way the Enumerable mixin works.
> 
> There is an old saying: if hitting yourself on the head with hammer
> hurts, just stop. I think that applies in this case.
> 
> Regards, Morton


thanks Morton,
I thought ruby supposed to be better than Perl and Python combined, but
I can see that's not the case yet.
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