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Re: [Help-smalltalk] What is wrong with my sort: block?

From: Holger Hans Peter Freyther
Subject: Re: [Help-smalltalk] What is wrong with my sort: block?
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2012 09:45:46 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 06:28:58PM -0800, Rick Flower wrote:

> But when I execute something like that shown
> below it always returns the same thing -- namely
> no change..  I even tried hard-coding ^false when
> it was only 2 entries and it made no difference..
> Any ideas?
> myCollection sort: [:a :b |
>    a value ifTrue: [^false ].
>    ^true.
> ].
> myCollection inspect

two guesses
a.) A copy is returned by your invocation of sort.
b.) You should really compare a to b? Return only
true if a is true and b is false?


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