On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 9:01 AM, Ovid
> ----- Original Message ----
> > > > I could optionally make the following work:
> > > >
> > > > $string.trim(:leading<0>);
> > > > $string.trim(:trailing<0>);
> Alternatively, those could be ltrim() and rtrim(). If you need to
> dynamically determine what you're going to trim, you'd couldn't just set
> variables to do it, though. You'd have to figure out which methods to call.
> Or all could be allowed and $string.trim(:leading<0>) could all
> $string.rtrim internally.
If I were going to have ltrim() and rtrim(), I'd implement them in terms of
trim() rather than the other way around.
Jonathan Scott Duff