[Newbies] Re: Recap: How to empty a collection

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Feb 20 08:58:56 UTC 2008

On Feb 20, 2008, at 2:01 , nicolas cellier wrote:
>> One thing I wasn't clear on is whether Bert's suggestion:
>> aColl removeAllSuchThat: [:anElement| true].
>> Is okay, and why it's okay while many of the other similar  
>> approaches were not.
> Bert's suggestion is simple and works well.
> The only question is about efficiency.
> Up to (Down to?) subclasses to optimize it.

#removeAllSuchThat: is actually optimized in subclasses (look at its  
implementation in OrderedCollection).

- Bert -

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