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On 13 Jan 2005, at 10:48, Mystifier wrote:

> 2) Efficiency of VM will improve because Symbols and Strings can be 
> used
> interchangeably.

Nope:

$ ruby
p "\0"
"\0".intern
"\000"
-:2:in `intern': symbol string may not contain `\0' (ArgumentError)
         from -:2


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