[erlang-questions] Rails Style String Inflection For Erlang
Tue Sep 9 03:32:16 CEST 2008
Thanks to the help I received on this list, I've managed to complete
inflector.erl. You can get it at http://www.ideaforge.org/blog/?p=11
It handles everything relevant that ruby's ActiveSupport inflector
can do: pluralize, singularize, camelcase, etc.
There was a lot of discussion re: pattern matching versus regular
expressions. Ultimately I chose to release this first version with
the R12B4 regexps, but cached them to minimize the overhead from
I think there might be some value in separating out the regexp cache,
unless there is a simpler way to avoid recompiling regexps that I
Thanks again for everyone's help.
-- Luke Galea
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