Hi --

On Wed, 10 Jul 2002, Chris Reay wrote:

> In this example ...
>
> class MyClass
>     @@myClassVar = [0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, ... 999]
>
>     blah, blah, blah
> end
>
> .... is the class variable @@myClassVar constructed for _each_ instance
> of MyClass, or only _once_ and referenced by all other instances? I
> ask because I plan a class with some large class variables and/or
> methods and am concerned about the effect on performance of
> instanciating very many objects of the class.

The class variable will be created only once (including any possible
subclasses of MyClass, which will share exactly the same class
variable).


David

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