On Saturday, January 25, 2003, 12:14:10 PM, David wrote:

> Gavin Sinclair wrote:
>>>require 'benchmark'
>>>include Benchmark
>> 
>>>data = ((0..9).to_a.to_s) * 2000000
>>>double = %!"#{data}"!
>>>single = "'#{data}'"
>> 
>> 'single' doesn't look like a single-quoted string to me.

> it is when it's eval'ed.

::slap::  Sorry for the red herring.

Gavin