On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 02:55:34PM +0900, Gary Wright wrote:
> 
> On Mar 8, 2007, at 12:46 AM, Chad Perrin wrote:
> >You might also differentiate by pointing out that string
> >literals are not necessarily unique, while symbols are -- duplicate
> >string literals may be stored in several different variables at once.
> 
> This doesn't sound right to me.  String literals are part of the
> source code.  They aren't stored in variables at all (let's just
> agree to ignore eval for the moment).
> 
> And a single symbol can be represented by several different literals:
> 
> :alpha, :'alpha', :"alpha"
> 
> So you have to be careful about talking about unique literals.

True -- I fudged the facts a little bit.  I should have done that
differently.

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