[ANSI-Smalltalk] re: array creation syntax

Paolo Bonzini bonzini at gnu.org
Tue Apr 22 06:11:46 BST 2008


>      Set from:  a. b. c. d

So . (which is not Smalltalk, but I'll grant this) would define 
something like a cons cell, and #from: would transform it back to a 
Collection?

> The Strength of Smalltalk has always been that you can
> do so much with its STANDARD library, with a very simple syntax.

Sure, but don't let this constrain you.  I think Array constructor 
syntax is more compelling than Character literals, to name one thing.

Paolo



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