Symbols, Protocols, Frames, and Versioning

Kevin Smith khs4473 at
Fri Oct 5 05:21:31 PDT 2012

> And the strings supplied to Symbol.for/from form a single namespace across
>> the entire executing environment?
> Across the observably connected realms. Independent window/frame graphs
> that are disconnected, no need or way to tell.

Ah yes.

Sounds good.  As an aside, does the symbol in this case provide any
function other than "wrapping" the string itself?  Does the symbol carry
any information that the string does not, from the point of view of the

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