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[Map] [Key]: [Value]

You can fill the map object with key-value pairs by sending any binary or keyword message that is not part if its standard behaviour. Likewise you can retrieve any value from the map by sending the corresponding key as a unary message. This allows for a very natural looking notation to create and modify map objects.

 ☞ menu := Map new
	Margherita: 11.90,
	Hawaii: 12.99,
	QuattroFormaggi: 13.00.

 ✎ write: ( menu ? 'Hawaii' ), brk. 
 ✎ write: ( menu Margherita ), brk.

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