john.david.dalton at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 00:15:27 UTC 2015
In the wild I've seen ltrim rtrim which are variations of trimLeft and
trimRight and padLeft padRight or lpad, rpad for other forms. For stings I
think of left and right as leading and trailing and think of start and end
as more position indicators of like slice or a range.
On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 4:55 PM, Dmitry Soshnikov <
dmitry.soshnikov at gmail.com> wrote:
> OK, it was added to the agenda for the next meeting (will be presented
> by Sebastian Markbage), so can be discussed in detail. I agree that
> "start", and "end" are now probably better fit (because of i18n, and a
> strong correlation with "startsWith" and "endsWith"). We can probably
> ignore the de-facto shipped in browsers, they will just implement in
> addition `trimStart` and `trimEnd`, and eventually deprecate the "right"
> and "left".
> On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 12:02 AM, Claude Pache <claude.pache at gmail.com>
>> > Le 21 juil. 2015 à 08:28, Jordan Harband <ljharb at gmail.com> 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
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