[squeak-dev] Why do we have SmallDictionary?

St├ęphane Rollandin lecteur at zogotounga.net
Fri Jun 8 07:48:16 UTC 2018

I was messing around with SmallDictionary when I suddenly realised that
> I can't find a single reason to use it over a normal Dictionary. While
> its name and class comment imply that it is somehow an optimised
> Dictionary, I don't see any measurement where that actually holds up.
> The following was run in a Pharo 7 image on a recent VM (see below):

FWIW it seems there is no SmallDictionary in Squeak.


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