Claude Pache claude.pache at
Tue Jul 21 07:02:46 UTC 2015

> Le 21 juil. 2015 à 08:28, Jordan Harband <ljharb at> a écrit :
> On the contrary -"left" always begins at index 0 - "start" is sometimes index 0, sometimes index (length - 1).

Counter-example: ES6 methods `String#startsWith` and `String#endsWith` are named correctly.

> I think "left" and "right" are the right names; "start" and "end" would require unicode bidirectional stuff.

No, because characters in Unicode strings are ordered logically, not visually.


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