At Mon, 20 May 2002 11:35:29 +0900,
Joel VanderWerf wrote:

> GOTO Kentaro wrote:
> ...
> > I also wrote a joke interface to pack/unpack:
> > http://www.notwork.org/~gotoken/ruby/p/as-is/pack.rb
> 
> That's more than a joke, since I can imagine actually using it. Maybe
> it's a chindogu :)

Thank you.  But I think PackUtil is too slow in the Networking scene. 

By the way `chindogu' means gadget?  I didn't know that Japanese word
but I like it :)

-- Gotoken
# `chin' has many meanings: new, novel; rare, infrequent, unusual,
# uncommon, curious, strange; precious, splendid;
# `dogu' (often spelled as dougu): tool, instrument, utensil, apparatus.