On Tuesday, January 14, 2003, 1:03:44 AM, ts wrote:

>>>>>> "G" == Gavin Sinclair <gsinclair / soyabean.com.au> writes:

G>> It is as if the results from Time.to_f are singleton objects whose
G>> #to_s has been rewritten!

>  No, no

> pigeon% /usr/bin/ruby -ve 'f = 1042465453.1; puts f.to_s'
> ruby 1.6.8 (2002-12-24) [i686-linux]
> 1042465453
> pigeon% 

> pigeon% ./ruby -ve 'f = 1042465453.1; puts f.to_s'
> ruby 1.8.0 (2003-01-12) [i686-linux]
> 1042465453.1
> pigeon% 


> Guy Decoux

Thanks for that, Guy.  I've confirmed it here.  Silly me, I should
have tried that literal in the first place.

Gavin