Bob Hutchison <hutch / recursive.ca> writes:

> Hi,
>
> This code will convert an array of characters to a string:
>
>     a = [?a, ?b, ?c]
>     s = ''
>     for c in a
>       s << c
>     end
>
> While it works, it isn't fast, in fact, it is *slow*.

I bet it is much faster in ruby 1.7 than 1.6, since String#<< is much
faster in 1.7.

-- 
matt