Symbols, Protocols, Frames, and Versioning

Kevin Smith khs4473 at
Thu Oct 4 10:01:28 PDT 2012

> Dave Herman mentioned another idea: intern'ing strings as symbols. You'd
> lose uniqueness but avoid colliding with any string. So
>   public @iterator = Symbol.intern('iterator');
> Is this much better than just using 'iterator' or dunder-iterator?

Apologies, but what would interning a string as a symbol mean?

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