On Sat, Aug 10, 2013 at 10:59:24PM +0900, sawa (Tsuyoshi Sawada) wrote:
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> Issue #8765 has been reported by sawa (Tsuyoshi Sawada).
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> Feature #8765: Literal for symbol with interpolation
> https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/8765
> 
> Author: sawa (Tsuyoshi Sawada)
> Status: Open
> Priority: Normal
> Assignee: 
> Category: 
> Target version: 
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> 
> =begin
> I propose a symbol literal `%S` with interpolation
> 
>     foo = 3
>     %s{#{foo}} # => :"\#{foo}"
>     %S{#{foo}} # => :"3"
> 
> The conventional `:""` literal looks as if it is a unary operator to a string. Since there are both `%q` and `%Q` literals for string, I don't see any reason why symbols only have `%s`.

irb(main):001:0> RUBY_VERSION
=> "2.0.0"
irb(main):002:0> foo = 3
=> 3
irb(main):003:0> %i{#{foo}}
=> [:"\#{foo}"]
irb(main):004:0> %I{#{foo}}
=> [:"3"]
irb(main):005:0>

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