String.prototype.padLeft / String.prototype.padRight

Bergi a.d.bergi at
Wed Nov 18 00:48:09 UTC 2015

Jeremy Darling schrieb:
> Just as an aside, I think padLeft/padRight should still be added in
> addition to padStart/padEnd.  There are times (token generation, identity
> padding, etc) where you would want to specify the handedness of the pad
> operation and ignore the locale.  This goes for the trim* methods as well.

I don't get that argument. Doesn't `start`/`end` exactly do that: ignore 
the locale? It always trims/pads at the start/end of the string, 
regardless whether that will be rendered to the left or right of the screen?


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