On Jun 18, 2012, at 15:09, Hal Fulton wrote:
> Hello, all...
>=20
> A modest proposal here... I think (tentatively) that Symbol should =
inherit
> from String, and a symbol should basically be an immutable string.
>=20
> Reply here and/or on my blog as you see fit: =
http://rubyhacker.wordpress.com

This happened (see thread at [ruby-core:9188]) but was reverted.  I =
can't think of the proper keywords to find the reason for the reversion.=