repeating string

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Thu Feb 13 03:59:08 CET 2014


Something like, put “burger” into the mouth of me with “force”? Or maybe, set the mouth of “bob” to “full” with “burger”? Hmmm… I’m guessing I’m hungry. BRB!

Bob


On Feb 11, 2014, at 09:51 , Mike Kerner <MikeKerner at roadrunner.com> wrote:

> I guess I'm more of a fan of having multiple ways of saying something,
> because then each person can use whatever feels most natural and intuitive
> to them instead of being forced.
> 
> 
> On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 12:40 PM, J. Landman Gay
> <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>wrote:
> 
>> On 2/10/14, 6:15 PM, Alex Tweedly wrote:
>> 
>> I don't see any need to invent a new verb "pad"; why not simply
>>> something like
>>> 
>>> put <value> [for N times] <chunk description>
>>> or
>>> put [N copies of] <value> <chunk description>
>>> 
>>> Thus
>>>    put "hello" into myVar
>>>    put "xyz" for 2 times after char 3 of myVar    --> helxyzxyzlo
>>> or perhaps
>>>    put 2 copies of "xyz" after char 3 of myVar
>>> 
>>> Or indeed
>>>    put "abc" & 4 copies of " " & "def" into newVar
>>> to give a value of "abc    def"
>>> 
>> 
>> I could go with the first one, but if we're to avoid inventing new syntax
>> then I'd drop the version that uses "copies". But the first variation would
>> work and I like the idea of building off existing terminology.
>> 
>> 
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