Issue #10612 has been updated by Robert A. Heiler.


For those of you who don't want to click on the link above, here
is the copy paste of the official documentation of said method:


"invert  new_hash

Returns a new hash created by using hshs values as keys, and the keys as values.

h = { "n" => 100, "m" => 100, "y" => 300, "d" => 200, "a" => 0 }
h.invert   #=> {0=>"a", 100=>"m", 200=>"d", 300=>"y"}"


The last two lines are the official example - the last line shows that one key
was lost (key at "n" => 100))


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Bug #10612: Documentation: Document behaviour of Hash#invert
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/10612#change-50463

* Author: Robert A. Heiler
* Status: Open
* Priority: Low
* Assignee: 
* Category: 
* Target version: 
* ruby -v: ruby 2.1.5p273 (2014-11-13 revision 48405) [i686-linux]
* Backport: 2.0.0: UNKNOWN, 2.1: UNKNOWN
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Currently a hash loses data if an .invert is done:

    {"hey"=>3, "there"=>3, "yippie"=>3, "ack"=>2, "ackack"=>9, "thore"=>3, "yippa"=>9}.invert

Result:

    # {3=>"thore", 2=>"ack", 9=>"yippa"}

In the example, this is shown, but it is not documented at:

  http://www.ruby-doc.org/core-2.1.5/Hash.html#method-i-invert

As the example already shows it, my suggestion is to extend the documentation
with a sentence such as this:

"If a key with the same name already exists in the Hash then the
last one defined will be used, the earlier key will be discarded."

Or something similar to this.



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