On Fri, 14 Jan 2005 03:48:58 +0900, Mystifier
<mystifier / users.berlios.de> wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> Since my communications skills have be questioned on the ML, I am trying to
> be better :)
> 
> I saw few last posts by matz categorically saying that strings shall be
> mutable.
> 
> I have nothing against or for it as a language specification. What interests
> me that if string are immutable, we can use strings as symbols. This can
> bring about few important effects on VM.

"Foo Bar".to_sym
:"Foo Bar".to_s

-austin
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