Symbols, Protocols, Frames, and Versioning

Sam Tobin-Hochstadt samth at ccs.neu.edu
Fri Oct 5 05:26:50 PDT 2012


On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 8:21 AM, Kevin Smith <khs4473 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 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 script?

No, in this case the results of `Symbol.for` are just a duplicate of
the space of strings (just the way interned symbols are in Lisp).

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sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu


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