[squeak-dev] Why are zipped and unzipped implemented in String rather than ByteArray?

Chris Muller asqueaker at gmail.com
Sun Jul 13 21:29:08 UTC 2014

Posisbly related to when Stream's switched from binary to text as their
default type?

On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 4:51 PM, Nicolas Cellier <
nicolas.cellier.aka.nice at gmail.com> wrote:

> Because instead of just handling raw sequence of bytes, it instead handles
> raw sequence of bytes on Objects which are not sequence of bytes... Because
> we love complexity.
> ('All work and no play makes jack a dull boy' copyWith: 300 asCharacter)
> zipped unzipped
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