Issues creating instance of SmallInteger

stéphane ducasse ducasse at
Sat May 13 16:49:51 UTC 2006

I told you that they were cool :)
And this is an excellent way to learn and have fun.

On 12 mai 06, at 20:24, Michel Calonne wrote:

> Many thanks to all of those who answered me !!
> Even if I had trouble understanding some of the technical stuff  
> about SmallIntegers (although I should know what immediates are  
> now! :), it should help me get rid of this XML serializer project  
> we've gotta do for 1 week from here!
> For the purpose of generating a SmallInteger (from XML ya know..),  
> Object readFrom:'42' works just fine!

I thought that you did not provide enough context to get the real  
answer you wanted. But we all learned something :)

> As Stéphane Ducasse said, Smalltalk community seems to be truely  
> helpfull and tolerant with newbies like me, and it will encourage  
> me to post questions (less stupid I hope!) in the future!
> Thank you again to the Smalltalk community!
> Michel.

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