Support of algebraic operations on dictionaries (was: ... sets)

J J azreal1977 at
Wed Jun 20 16:49:38 UTC 2007

> Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2007 14:53:14 +0300> From: siguctua at> To: squeak-dev at> Subject: Re: Support of algebraic operations on dictionaries (was: ... sets)>> Another example of breaking protocol rules. Do you see any practical> and good use in overriding #do: in Dictionary to iterate through list> of values instead of associations by default? I don't. I'm serious.Well, if one views a Dictionary as an Array type collection that just happens to use something other then numbers as the index, then one would expect #do: to operate on the values as it does with other indexable collections.
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