[Glass] Differences between Symbol/String #= in Pharo and GemStone

Johan Brichau johan at yesplan.be
Mon Dec 9 11:37:17 PST 2013

On 09 Dec 2013, at 07:50, Sebastian Heidbrink <sebastian_heidbrink at yahoo.de> wrote:

> " This is another case where code has to change ... Pharo does not conform to the ANSI standard for String and Symbol comparison (and GemStone does conform).

I absolutely agree.

We take care not to mix symbols or strings in our code, even though that works in Pharo.
And yes, that occasionally leads to bugs, but I would prefer Pharo to move to make Symbols not equal to Strings.


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