Collecting Smalltalk idioms
Randal L. Schwartz
merlyn at stonehenge.com
Tue Aug 10 18:26:39 UTC 1999
>>>>> "Marcel" == Marcel Weiher <marcel at system.de> writes:
Marcel> Turning it into the standard #do:separatedBy: would then look
Marcel> something like this:
Marcel> do:operation separatedBy:separator
Marcel> self inject:  into: [ :divider :each |
Marcel> divider value.
Marcel> operation value:each.
This seems "unclean" to me. We're sending a needless "value" to an
I'd rather see something like:
do: operation separatedBy: separator
self inject: true into: [ :firstTime :each |
firstTime ifFalse: [separator value].
operation value: each.
If you'll indulge me. It'll probably even bytecompile tighter. :)
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