On Apr 15, 2004, at 7:37 AM, walter / mwsewall.com wrote:

>
>>>>>>> "w" == walter  <walter / mwsewall.com> writes:
>>
>> w>     results = Hash.new{|h,k| h[k] = 0}
>>
>> [...]
>>
>> w>       expected = {}
>>
>>  your 2 Hash are not the same : they don't use the same default value
>>
>>
>> Guy Decoux
>>
>>
>>
>
> Thanks for the response Guy,
>
>
> I changed both hashes to be created by Hash.new{|h,k| h[k] = 0} but I
> still get the error.....
> [...]

for a fairly simple workaround, try this line instead:

   assert_equal(expected.sort, @shipTo1.word_counts.sort)

it will convert the hashes to an array, sort them the same way, and 
compare them.

cheers,
--Mark