Tell me I'm not crazy

Tereza Snyder tereza at califex.com
Tue Sep 20 11:26:18 CDT 2011


NO you cant:

(from the docs)

Note: Arrays in LiveCode are un-ordered. This means in particular that encoding two arrays will not necessarily produce the same result, even if the arrays had the same elements. To compare two arrays, simply use the = operator directly on them rather than encoding them first.

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On Sep 20, 2011, at 11:16 AM, Andre Garzia wrote:

> Tereza,
> 
> No it is not crazy...
> 
> can we assume that arrayencode always encode the same way? because this way
> you can simply arrayencode both values and compare them...
> 
> andre
> 
> On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 12:45 PM, Tereza Snyder <tereza at califex.com> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> Is it crazy to assume that if "=" works, then "<>" (or in other languages,
>> "!=") would also?
>> 
>> 
>> On Sep 20, 2011, at 10:27 AM, Robert Brenstein wrote:
>> 
>>> On 19.09.2011 at 16:04 Uhr -0500 Tereza Snyder apparently wrote:
>>>> Look at the docs for "="; LiveCode CAN compare arrays using "=".
>>> 
>>> Ah, something new learned; yes, to quote the docs:
>>> 
>>> The ability to compare two arrays using = was added in version 3.5.
>> Previously, comparing two arrays would have converted both arrays into the
>> empty string, and always returned true.
>>> 
>>> The docs mention comparing arrays only for the = operator.
>>> 
>>> Robert
>>> 
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