>>>>> "C" == Charles Hixson <charleshixsn / earthlink.net> writes:

C> Be careful with that assumption.  I believe that as a hash expands it 
C> occasionally needs to re-hash it's keys, and that would alter the order. 
C>  I don't know that Ruby's hash works that way, but most of the ones I've 
C> encountered do.

 See [ruby-talk:44548] and [ruby-talk:12151], there is

  "(if you don't modify the hash)"


Guy Decoux