String.prototype.padLeft / String.prototype.padRight

Coroutines coroutines at
Tue Nov 17 22:25:22 UTC 2015

On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 2:19 PM, Coroutines <coroutines at> wrote:
> In my opinion, if you understand that your script renders
> right-to-left, you would understand that it is encoded/parsed
> left-to-right :>
> On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 2:13 PM, Claude Pache <claude.pache at> wrote:
>>> Le 17 nov. 2015 à 22:29, Coroutines <coroutines at> a écrit :
>>> There is no confusion with *Left() or *Right().
>> In a text string using a right-to-left script (Arabic, Hebrew, etc.), `trimLeft()` does confusingly "trim at the right".

Disregard that I top-posted on my reply:

I think I'm just being weird now, you are correct: Silly right-to-left
languages make that just as confusing.

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