behrangsa at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 11:27:48 UTC 2015
Another set of very handy functions that in Java are provided by libraries
such as Guava or Apache Commons and in C# are built in, are
`String.isNullOrEmpty(aStr)` and `String.IsNullOrWhiteSpace(aStr)`.
Would be nice if they ES Strings had them too.
On Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 10:15 AM John-David Dalton <
john.david.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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