Silly of me. I not recall this at all, and even believed it was an
original idea...

Those who cannot remember history are condemned to Google it...

Hal


On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 5:31 PM, Eric Hodel <drbrain / segment7.net> wrote:

> On Jun 18, 2012, at 15:09, Hal Fulton wrote:
> > Hello, all...
> >
> > A modest proposal here... I think (tentatively) that Symbol should
> inherit
> > from String, and a symbol should basically be an immutable string.
> >
> > 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.
>