For info, look at
http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-core/9251 and
the surrounding thread.

On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 11:43 AM, Nobuyoshi Nakada <nobu / ruby-lang.org> wrote:

>
> Second, that proposal, "Symbol as a subclass of String", is an
> abolished feature.    
> there should be the rationale to thrown it away.    
> disprove it to make your proposal accepted.
>
> --
> Nobu Nakada
>
>