"Gavin Sinclair" <gsinclair / soyabean.com.au> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:1482033218333.20040608004534 / soyabean.com.au...
> On Monday, June 7, 2004, 11:27:41 PM, David wrote:
>
> > I think what we may be running into is the possibility that
> > "ducktyping a Hash" is in a sense a contradiction in terms.
>
> Let me just say that Sean, despite his protestations, doesn't really
> want to check that something is "hash-like".  He wants to check that
> something is "map-like".  Forget fetch, store, [], etc.  A map has two
> essential properties: "keys" and "values".  OK, we can all go home now
> :)

Well, you can even view an Array as map like: keys are integers and values
whatever you like.

Kind regards

    robert