[squeak-dev] SequenceableCollection #= method in current trunk differs from Squeak 5.2
cunningham.cb at gmail.com
Fri Jul 10 23:50:17 UTC 2020
On Sun, Jun 28, 2020 at 5:43 PM Levente Uzonyi <leves at caesar.elte.hu> wrote:
> Hi Nikolai,
> On Mon, 29 Jun 2020, Nikolay Suslov wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > Figuring out, could we go back to the previous version of
> SequenceableCollection #= method (as in Squeak 5.2), to check if the
> receiver is equivalent to the otherCollection by using "self species ==
> otherCollection species",
> > instead of "self class = otherCollection class"?
> IIRC there was a good reason for that change though I can't recall
> what it was. I'm sure the mailing list remembers.
If you search for
#= ==> #hash issues
in the mailing list, I think that thread has the (or a) reason for this
change (although the #= change was done by nice, not me).
> > The current version of #= method breaks code in different places. For
> example the RFB/VNC server gives wrong results starting from an
> authentication process, where RFBMessage is the ByteArray subclass and
> implements #species.
> If you're looking for a fix, try this:
> > Best regards,
> > Nikolai
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