Sorting out the sheep from the goats

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Mon Aug 7 13:56:50 EDT 2017


Thanks Tore and Mike.

Richmond.

On 8/7/17 8:52 pm, Mike Bonner via use-livecode wrote:
> typo, first line should be
> repeat for each char tChar in tVar -- where tvar has your string
>
> On Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 11:52 AM, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Repeat for each char tchar intVar
>> if tChar is among the items of "a,e,i,o,u" then
>>      -- its a vowel
>> else
>>     -- its not a vowel.
>> end if
>>
>> end repeat
>>
>> On Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 11:42 AM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Yes, here's "Mr Sanskrit" asking what is probably a very goofy question
>>> indeed:
>>>
>>> I have a series of long strings of characters such as:
>>>
>>> LarrygubAndCheesemakemyfeetstink
>>>
>>> and I would like a happy little routine that could trot along each string
>>> and, for each character (and this is ONLY confined
>>> to the Latin alphabet, at the moment) tell me (or, more importantly,
>>> other scripts) whether it is a VOWEL or a CONSONANT.
>>>
>>> Of course, having learnt from Mark Waddingham about the effective nature
>>> of G & T s, I may end up answering my own e-mail . . .
>>>
>>> Thanks Mark, I knew you had more to tell me than "just" computer
>>> programming :-)
>>>
>>> Richmond.
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