Symbols also are a lot slimmer objects.
They're very popular for accessing things because calling a symbol is  
noticeably less overhead than other object types.

Rails makes heavy use of hashes of symbols.


John Joyce
On Jul 16, 2007, at 5:27 AM, Stephen Cox wrote:

> Ahhh.. I think I got it.
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> Thanks...
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