Ben Giddings <ben / thingmagic.com> wrote:
> 
>  String#to_i
> 
>  Now accepts optional base argument.
> 
>  "101".to_i(10) => 101
>  "101".to_i(2)  => 5
>  "101".to_i(8)  => 65
>  "101".to_i(16) => 257
> 
> Yay!  This is great.

All your base are belong to us!!!

I really like this feature too - one fewer unexamined assumption. Hard
to say what my favourite new feature is - probably Array#inject, but I'd
already defined that following the Pickaxe.

And congratulations on the release, Matz and other contributors.

martin