Em 07-02-2013 21:58, Yukihiro Matsumoto escreveu:
> Hi,
>
> During early stage of 1.9 development, I tried to make symbols and
> strings behave same (at least similar), and it had broken too many
> programs.  I understand your problem but it's not worth raising huge
> compatibility issues.
>
> 							matz.

Thank you for your feedback, Matz. I'd really never suspect such a 
change could break so many programs...

I'm really curious what kind of programs rely on symbols behaving 
differently from strings. But I guess you won't remember which programs 
would be them, will you?