Just now, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote: > 'trim' is used in lots of languages for this, and I think we should > stick with that.
The issue is a name for the second function that normalizes spaces. (And if you're saying that `trim' is doing both in lots of languages, then that's wrong AFAICT.) > On Apr 18, 2012 3:28 PM, "Eli Barzilay" <e...@barzilay.org> wrote: > > 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.) > > -- > ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x))) Eli Barzilay: > http://barzilay.org/ Maze is Life! > -- ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x))) Eli Barzilay: http://barzilay.org/ Maze is Life! _________________________ Racket Developers list: http://lists.racket-lang.org/dev