On Mon, 16 Dec 2002 14:05:56 +0900, Matt Armstrong <matt / lickey.com>
wrote:

>gabriele renzi <surrender_it / rc1.vip.lng.yahoo.com> writes:

>Ranges use Object.succ to get to get from the first element to the
>last.  String.succ will not eventually increment "\000\000\000" to
>"\255\255\255" -- it has different semantics that make it useful
>mainly for generating successively unique strings.

interesting

>Note, in strings "\255" is an octal number that is 173 decimal.  You
>want "\377" for 255 decimal.

doh!

thanks a lot for Answering so quick