Paul Lutus wrote:
> Blake Miller wrote:
...
>> Why can't it be a string, I can use whatever I want to identify an
>> object.
...
> 2. It should not be a string because your goal is to compare two object IDs,
> not strings. You are calling the variable "uniqueId", don't you think it
> should be what it says it is? BTW use the Rubyish "unique_id" rather than
> "uniqueId".

If the ID is coming from outside the program (a file say) or if the ID 
needs to persist, then using a string makes sense. Ruby object ids don't 
persist.

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