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// Copyright (c) 2013, the Dart project authors. Please see the AUTHORS file
// for details. All rights reserved. Use of this source code is governed by a
// BSD-style license that can be found in the LICENSE file.
part of dart.core;
/// Opaque name used by mirrors, invocations and [Function.apply].
class Symbol {
* Constructs a new Symbol.
* An [ArgumentError] is thrown if [name] starts with an underscore, or if
* [name] is not a [String]. An [ArgumentError] is thrown if [name] is not
* an empty string and is not a valid qualified identifier optionally
* followed by [:'=':].
* The following text is non-normative:
* Creating non-const Symbol instances may result in larger output. If
* possible, use [MirrorsUsed] in "dart:mirrors" to specify which names might
* be passed to this constructor.
const factory Symbol(String name) = _collection_dev.Symbol;