Blog //Literals

It turns out that Fixnums are special and are represented as “immediate values”, which from what I understand is just Ruby for “literals”. This kind of lets the air out of the whole “everything in Ruby is an Object” when they are really no such thing.

Cite this post: Shane Lin. “Literals”. Published November 30, 2012. http://scholarslab.org//blog/literals/. Accessed on .