Hi,

In message "Re: [Q] non-alphabetic character in symbol"
    on 02/05/09, kwatch <kwatch / lycos.jp> writes:

|OK, and another question:
|Which is faster, hash['+symbol'.intern()] or hash['+symbol'] ?

If you call intern everytime, hash['+symbol'] (1 hash ref) is faster
than hash['+symbol'.intern()] (2 hash ref).

							matz.