On 3/7/07, Gregory Seidman <gsslist+ruby / anthropohedron.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 04:21:10AM +0900, Bharat Ruparel wrote:
> > I think of symbols is immutable strings that are useful only in
> > referring to some values?  Seems like a nice way for using pointers
> > without all the warps?
>
> Symbols are what they are. If you need to think of them with some metaphor,
> try this (google cache because it seems that the site is down):
>
> http://72.14.209.104/search?q=cache%3An1xKIHxuk6UJ%3Ahttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.randomhacks.net%2Farticles%2F2007%2F01%2F20%2F13-ways-of-looking-at-a-ruby-symbol
>
> > Bharat
> --Greg
>
>
>
Nice indeed  but for a simple mind as mine #3 just works well!

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