Robert,

Doesn't that just move things into a BiNum ... which is not native 64?

Ralph

Monday, November 9, 2009, 2:35:26 PM, you wrote:

>> Does Ruby support native 64-bit quantities?

RK> Yes.  You can try it out

RK> ruby1.9 -e '100.times {|i| x = 1 << i;p x, x.class}'


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