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From: Thorsten Ottosen (thorsten.ottosen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-04 17:52:26

Jeff Garland wrote:
> Thorsten Ottosen wrote:

>>In php, there is not a single member functions in a string, and all
>>string processing is done with free-standing functions. In general I
>>find strings in php easy to work with:
> I've written code in PHP as well. It has the advantage over C++ in that it
> doesn't have templates to distract in the documentation. But overall, I think
> PHP string handling is a mess...sorry.

Don't be sorry :-) I don't find the interface super good, but it gets
the job done with minimal fuss.

>>>>Not a good idea IMO.
>>>We disagree, obviously, and that's fine. Just to save some time, I'm pretty
>>>sure it's impossible to convince me that range or something else is going to
>>>solve my set of issues.
>>Probably not. I did not have that I mind. I think some extensions to
>>range will make stuff like regexes easier, but it would give you "one
> ^^^^^^
>>place for all string processing".
> Sorry -- do you mean 'wouldn't give'?



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