> I'm curious about the implementation of message-passing of atoms (symbols)
> among unrelated runtime instances, in particular how the atoms are interned.
> I would assume that among a single runtime instance, atoms are passed
> as small integers rather than strings, yet that would not work between
> unrelated runtime instances
> unless the atoms are interned to a consistent value per atoms.
> For example, at first connection between runtimes, do the runtimes undergo
> an atom negotiation protocol so they can agree on the interned values?
> Or something else?
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/String_interning >
> Glenn Kasten
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