* <thomas.macklin / gmail.com> (22:00) schrieb:

> I knew about overloading Symbol, but I think we can all agree that's
> not really a practical solution for use in a bigger system.  I didn't
> know about to_sym though, and I think that's perfect!  Shows what I
> get for thinking that I knew the core API pretty well...

But probably want to do the to_s anyway, because that doesn't pollute
the symbol table. Strings can be garbage collected, symbols stay for
ever.

mfg,                    simon .... l