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Re: [Chicken-users] Hash table equality pitfall

From: John Cowan
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] Hash table equality pitfall
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2012 21:08:17 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

Alex Shinn scripsit:

> > What does this mean in practice?  Do they do a "dumb" comparison like
> > Chicken does (ie, producing different results depending on the insertion
> > order) or do they check whether the hash tables have exactly the same
> > keys, each with identical corresponding values?
> Chibi does a dumb comparison like Chicken does.

I'd guess that Kawa delegates to Java's java.util.AbstractMap#equals
method, which returns true if the keys and their values are equal;
it does not care whether the maps are of the same types.

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