Hi,

At Tue, 13 Dec 2005 00:27:38 +0900,
Mark J.Reed wrote in [ruby-talk:170247]:
> >is there a String#to_sym method anywhere in the
> >statndard lib? i couldnt find anything like that
> >but maybe i missed it.
> 
> It's called "intern", because Ruby internalizes the string into a symbol.

String#to_sym is also an alias in 1.8 or later.

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Nobu Nakada