[Pharo-project] [Idiom] 'myfile.txt' asFileName readStream contents

Peter Hugosson-Miller oldmanlink at gmail.com
Sat Oct 30 07:04:34 EDT 2010


The result you got is what I would have expected too.

-- 
Cheers,
Peter

On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 12:50 PM, Hannes Hirzel <hannes.hirzel at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello
>
> Randal Schwartz writes in his blog
>
> http://methodsandmessages.posterous.com/writestreams-of-consciousness-going-to-xtream
> about streams citing Derek Williams   http://derekwilliams.us/?p=1411
>
> He gives the following as an example of elegant syntax of Smalltalk
>
>    'myfile.txt' asFileName readStream contents
>
> This does not work in Squeak nor in Pharo.
>
> It produces a ReadStream on the contents of the _String_  'myfile.txt'.
> i.e. the ByteString with 10 elements.
>
> Comments?
>
> Regards
>
> Hannes
>
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