The definition of a word

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Fri Jul 28 18:33:13 EDT 2006


Peter,

Yes, a quoted string is considered as one word.

No idea why you mention tokens. Revolution will not recognize your  
string as Transcript.

Best,

Mark

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Op 29-jul-2006, om 0:25 heeft Peter T. Evensen het volgende geschreven:

> I just ran into something unexpected.  If I do the following, I get  
> 1!  Does having a quote in a text string change the definition of a  
> word?
>
> put the number of words in (quote & "This is a test" & quote)
>
> In anything defined in quotes considered one word?  I would have  
> expected "This is a test"  (including the quotes) to have 4 words:
> "This
> is
> a
> test"
>
> I tried using token, and I get the same result.
>
> put the number of words in (quote & "This is a test")
>
> produces 1 as well, but
>
> put the number of tokens in (quote & "This is a test" & quote)
>
> produces 0





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