[MacRuby-devel] implementation of symbols
tali.wang at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 17:06:58 PDT 2009
That's a quick response. I'll look into the codes. Thanks!
On 6 Oct 2009, at 01:05, Laurent Sansonetti wrote:
> Hi Linan,
> Actually, we do use SELs to unify symbols (if you look at parse.y).
> The Symbol class just inherits from NSString for convenience purposes.
> The current code is far to be perfect but so far it works okay.
> On Oct 5, 2009, at 4:55 PM, Linan Wang wrote:
>> I read a little bit source codes and found out that Symbol is
>> implemented on top of NSString. My question is if it's a better
>> choice to use SEL as the basis when objc is available? objc runtime
>> takes care of the registration and management. I guess using
>> NSString class is a decision with good reasons, could anybody
>> please shine some lights on it? Thanks
>> Best wishes
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