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On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 2:45 PM, Axel Kittenberger <> wrote:
> I don't quite get the difference. In Lua strings actually are byte
> streams. Is it eventually about byte streams/strings that are not
> interned? (unique)?

the main difference is mutability. being non-interned is just a
consequence that can be handy on some cases.