[squeak-dev] 4.1 - hashed collections still a problem

Levente Uzonyi leves at elte.hu
Thu Mar 25 08:27:17 UTC 2010

On Thu, 25 Mar 2010, Igor Stasenko wrote:

> i think that #pointsTo: is a cheat :), which you can use in Sets but
> not dictionaries, because
> it contains associations. Also, it works only for identity-based collections.

Dictionaries don't have to use associations (for example MethodDictionary 
doesn't use them), that's why #pointsTo: works (MethodDictionary also 
uses it).

>> I wonder how LargeIdentityDictionary compares to your dictionaries'.
> me too.

If you give me a pointer to the source code, I can run the benchmarks.


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