[Newbies] ifTrue ifFalse help

Louis LaBrunda Lou at Keystone-Software.com
Wed Apr 27 17:29:38 UTC 2011

On Wed, 27 Apr 2011 18:06:29 +0200, Mateusz Grotek

>is a character a string?
>in Smalltalk the answer is NO.

But of course in Smalltalk you can have a string with only one character in
it.  But:

$a is not equal to 'a'
$a is equal to 'a' first or 'a' at: 1.

Having a Character class in Smalltalk is valuable because there are
messages one might want to send to a character that wouldn't make sense
sending to a string, even one of length 1.

Louis LaBrunda
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