Array equality, comparison and mismatch

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at
Wed Oct 7 16:41:59 UTC 2015

On 7 Oct 2015, at 16:55, Paul Sandoz <paul.sandoz at> wrote:

>> 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.

Thanks, that makes it explicit.


> Paul.

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