[Newbies] How to empty a collection?
ramon.leon at allresnet.com
Wed Feb 20 00:42:15 UTC 2008
> > Well, of course you're not *supposed* to be doing this. But
> you could,
> > and it would only be half-evil ;)
> It wouldn't be evil at all. This is Smalltalk, not Ada!!
> But seriously, it seems a major oversight that such a basic
> task isn't in the standard protocol. The language has been
> around a while, someone else must have wanted to empty a collection.
> Jeffrey Straszheim
It not being standardized just means there's no consensus to the *right* way
to do it. I'd bet many of us have our own versions of #removeAll in our
images, I know I do.
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