Implicit coercion of Symbols

Domenic Denicola d at
Mon Jan 12 10:02:17 PST 2015

I re-read through this whole thread and realized nobody brought up the fact that this *specific* change, of making `String(symbol)` work while `symbol+""` throws, was discussed and agreed upon previously:


I realize people are presumably having second thoughts, but I thought it'd be worth linking to the previous thread for anyone who hasn't seen it and thinks this is a new debate.

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