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On Thu, 2006-09-14 at 16:34 +0900, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:
> |Besides, given that symbols can contain nulls now, why are symbols still 
> |prevented from being of null length? It's something that has been a 
> |problem in mapping Ruby to another language (PureData) in which 
> |empty-string symbols are (abnormally) common.
> 
> Makes sense.  I will allow zero length symbols in the HEAD.

Another problem when implementing languages atop Ruby are the
"synonymous" symbols for unary operators -- e.g. :!, :"!@",
and :"!(unary)".  Could these be differentiated somehow?

-mental

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