At 01:58 +0900 29 Sep 2005, noreply / rubyforge.org wrote:
> Submitted By: Aaron Schrab (aarons)
> Assigned to: Nobody (None)
> Summary: YAML loading of quoted Symbols broken in 1.8.3
> 
> Initial Comment:
> When loading Symbols containing characters that need to be quoted
> (e.g. :"^foo"), the YAML library included with ruby 1.8.3 includes the
> quotes in the Symbol.  This makes it impossible for such Symbols to
> correctly survive a round trip through YAML.

Has anybody looked at this yet?  It doesn't look like this has been
fixed in CVS yet.

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