----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Brannan" <pbrannan / atdesk.com>
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2002 3:21 PM
Subject: Re: Psyco


> 1) I don't think that modifying any class that you didn't write is EVER
>    a good idea (it may be useful and it may even be the best solution
>    available, but it's still not a good solution).

I don't agree, but I'm not passionate about it either way.
 
> Fixnums looks like objects, they smell like objects, and most of the
> time they even act like objects, but they are really very very special
> objects.

Fixnums will become less special as time 
goes by. Good or bad in your opinion?

Hal