[erlang-questions] substr and sub_str ??

Robert Virding <>
Tue Jul 27 19:30:20 CEST 2010


Arguments are different:

substr(String, Start) -> SubString
substr(String, Start, Length) -> Substring

sub_string(String, Start) -> SubString
sub_string(String, Start, Stop) -> SubString

Two different philosophies.

Robert

On 27 July 2010 19:15, Wes James <> wrote:
> I'm just curious as to why in:
>
> http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/string.html
>
> there is substr and sub_string - they look indentical?
>
> thx,
>
> -wes
>
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