[racket-dev] Are There More String Functions?

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Wed Apr 18 15:28:21 EDT 2012

Just now, Matthias Felleisen wrote:
> On Apr 18, 2012, at 3:12 PM, Eli Barzilay wrote:
> >  `string-normalize-spaces', which takes a string and a regexp for the
> >  spaces, and turns all spaces into single ones.  Same principles as
> >  above.  This one is getting a `#:trim?' keyword that says whether
> >  spaces at the edges should be dropped (the default) or normalized.
> > 
> >  BTW, I hate that name -- it makes the `string-' prefix looks even
> >  uglier...  Any suggestions for a better name?
> string-reduce 
> ? 

That sounds like a kind of a `fold'...  (BTW, some names that I
considered are: `normalize-spaces', `compact-spaces',
`string-normalize'.  They all had problems.)

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