On Tue, 6 May 2003, Daniel Carrera wrote:

> I know now that I need to use Array#pack, could someone please tell me
> where I can find documentation on it?
>
> I'm not asking for one or two examples where I see it used.  I actually
> want to learn what this method does.  Pickaxe doesn't contain much.  Is
> there another resource?
>
> In particular, I want to find a list of all the inputs that pack can take
> and what they mean.  What is "A3"?  What is "b*"? To me they look like
> random strings of characters.
>
> I hope that someone can tell me where "The Fine Maual" is.

http://www.rubycentral.com/book/ref_c_array.html#Array.pack
http://www.rubycentral.com/book/ref_c_string.html#String.unpack

http://www.perldoc.com/perl5.8.0/pod/func/pack.html
http://www.perldoc.com/perl5.8.0/pod/func/unpack.html

-a

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