[Seaside] Is your code for your Seaside web-appusing concisemethods?

Rick Flower rickf at ca-flower.com
Wed Jan 24 20:15:35 UTC 2007

Ramon Leon wrote:
> If you want to tag something with an identifier, use a symbol.  A symbol is
> just a globally unique string.  They allow for faster comparisons because
> they can be compared with == rather than =.  However, I use them for
> semantic reasons, not performance reasons.  Symbols are for keying and
> identifying things, strings generally aren't.  Symbols also have the
> advantage of being checked by the refactoring browser when you rename
> methods.  Symbols are kind of like undeclared constants in other languages.
Cool.. I'll try it out.. Thanks!

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