On Saturday 04 January 2003 03:36 pm, Stefan Schmiedl wrote:
> On Sun, 5 Jan 2003 06:19:29 +0900,
>
> Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk <qrczak / knm.org.pl> wrote:
> > In Ruby it means that integers are substitutable for floats in all
> > cases except division.
>
> just as you can substitute bytes for characters except
> when using asian languages or unicode.

that's very different. and ideally we would all be using a single world-class 
character encoding.

-transami