Array equality, comparison and mismatch

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at
Wed Oct 7 15:55:27 UTC 2015

> On 6 Oct 2015, at 10:58, Chris Hegarty <chris.hegarty at> wrote:
>>> It was not immediately obvious to me that the common prefix can be 0. Should this be called out specifically?
>> When reading the documentation of compare or mismatch or both?
> mismatch.  But maybe this is just me.

I could add something following the paragraph defining the common prefix:

  Note that a common prefix length of {@code 0} indicates that the first elements from each array mismatch.


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