Collection squared but what about fractions.
Randal L. Schwartz
merlyn at stonehenge.com
Tue Jun 5 00:42:29 UTC 2001
>>>>> "Andreas" == Andreas Raab <Andreas.Raab at gmx.de> writes:
Andreas> How about making a little tweak in Fraction along the lines of:
Fraction> * aNumber
Andreas> self == aNumber ifTrue:[
Andreas> "special case for squaring fractions"
Andreas> ^self squared]
Andreas> This might even help in some other cases (note that the above uses #== to
Andreas> prevent doing a full comparison in case of a non-fractional argument).
Does that actually make sense? Are all 1/2's identical? I can see
using "=", but not "==".
(1/2) == (1/2) false
(1/2) = (1/2) true
So, nope, that true branch would most likely never get triggered.
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