string:join ?

Valentin <>
Fri Jun 11 12:10:24 CEST 2004


So what is wrong with:

lists:concat( ["Hello", " ", "World"] ).

or if you insist:

lists"concat( ["Foo", " ", "Bar", " ", "Bazz"]).

Seriously, what am I missing here?
V.


----- Original Message -----
From: "David N. Welton" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, June 11, 2004 10:20 AM
Subject: Re: string:join ?


> Per Hedeland wrote:
> > "Robert Virding" <> wrote:
> >
> >>What is string:join supposed to do? If it just a simple concatenation of
two
> >>strings then S1 ++ S2 well defined and efficient.
>
> > 'man perlfunc' (ducking:-)
>
> Joking aside, I've used scripting languages a lot in the past, and they
> all have some form of string join that, yes, more or less behaves like
> the one Perl provides:
>
> I have: ["Foo", "Bar", "Baz"]
>
> I want: "Foo Bar Baz"
>
> (I might also want to join them with something besides a blank space).
>
> > Or at least that's what I assume...
>
> Yes, it has been duly pointed out several times to me in private that I
> neglected to state clearly what I wanted:-)
>
>  > (And I agree that it's "missing".:-)
>
> It's a handy feature to have when working with strings.
>
> Thanks,
> --
> David N. Welton
> 




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