Roger Pack wrote:
> 9) a ruby optimizing pre processor
> converts things like
> def go
>   if a == '3'
>   end
> end
> 
> to
> 
> @_3 = '3'
> def go
>  if a == @_3
>  end
> end

Is that really faster? Even so, what is the effect of many such 
conversions (hence many ivars) on ivar lookup time and on object size?

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