Bug in string.erl
Thu Nov 13 00:32:35 CET 2003
> > Yes it is defintely a bug. The problem is that I was trying to be nice in the case where the desried substring length is longer than the remaining string inwhich case the substring just gets the remaining characters. So
> > string:substr("abcd", 2, 5) -> "cd"
> > The second should of course be:
> > substr1(String, L) when list(String) -> . %Be nice!
> My goodness - I didn't realise you'd written the code - there was a
> comment in it :-)
Ah, I must have been feeling benevolent that day. And if you notice it was too informative. :-)
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