Hi,

At Thu, 23 Jan 2003 03:40:22 +0900,
E F van de Laar wrote:
> The reasoning behind this is that I read somewhere that the Ruby
> interpreter handles single quotes faster than double quotes because
> it doesn't have to parse the string looking for special characters.
> Still I come across lots of code which never uses single quotes and
> am guessing that the speed gain is not even noticeable in most cases.

There are some special characters even in single quoted
literals.  No significant difference unless you use millions of
\ and #.

-- 
Nobu Nakada