[Pharo-users] Why is split: implemented in the separator rather than the string?
i.uhnak at gmail.com
Thu May 19 15:54:26 EDT 2016
On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 8:48 PM, Andy Burnett <
andy.burnett at knowinnovation.com> wrote:
> I keep getting this wrong, which makes me wonder why we send split: to the
> separator rather than the thing to be split. Is there a benefit to doing
> $- split: '1969-07-20'
Because you are telling the receiver that he should split the argument.
"Hey dash, can you split this for me?"
> rather than
> '1969-07-20' split: $- (which somehow seems more natural to me).
Try instead '1969-07-20' splitOn: $-
"Hey collection, can you split on this?"
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