Hi,

In message "Re: Thoughts on Ruby"
    on 02/11/03, "Gavin Sinclair" <gsinclair / soyabean.com.au> writes:

(regarding the fact "abc"[0] being fixnum)

|It's probably not intuitive to *anybody* (except perhaps Matz).  However, I see
|no particular justification for it being any other way, and in fact it's
|changing in 1.7 isn't it?  Anyway, my point is: you'll never forget it now.
|And if you're like me, you won't care either.

It will in 1.9 or later.

							matz.