At 8:11 AM +0900 8/19/03, Gavin Sinclair wrote:
>On Tuesday, August 19, 2003, 3:21:32 AM, Hannu wrote:
>
>>  It's actually just a design choice that weighted, which would lead
>>  to shorter dev times in general: immutable or mutable strings. Guido
>>  thought it was the former.
>
>That may be the case, but such a pragmatic, agnostic consideration
>can't explain his words in the blog:
>
>   [...] (with the exception of Ruby's mutable strings, which I find an
>   abomination).

That's just Guido being Guido. I wouldn't particularly read too much 
into it (at least technically) besides that.
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