On Nov 15, 2005, at 4:56 PM, Aaron Schrab wrote:

> At 10:29 -0600 01 Nov 2005, I wrote:
>> 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.
>
> Hello?
>
> I still haven't heard anything about this.  And it still doesn't  
> seem to
> be fixed in CVS.  I don't think the patch attached to this bug should
> cause problems, it essentially just restores fixups done by 1.8.2 when
> loading Symbols from YAML.

SECONDED.

Why isn't this being addressed?