On Wednesday, 19 February 2003 at  9:47:53 +0900, Jim Freeze wrote:
> 
>   100000.times { |i|
>     s << "fred\n"  # this completes in less than 1 second
>     #s += "fred\n"  # this blows up real fast

To be more clear, 'blows up' refers to time and not necessarily memory.


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Jim Freeze
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If you push the "extra ice" button on the soft drink vending machine,
you won't get any ice.  If you push the "no ice" button, you'll get
ice, but no cup.