> In short, i don't seem to understand, how can i read the binary data
> lurking behind the pointer of 'b', which is actually just a Fixnum
> (because GlobalAlloc and GlobalLock return long). Is it even possible in
> Ruby? Should i try some other approach instead?

Suggest FFI since it has things like get_pointer (though I'm not too 
into it in depth)...
-rp
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