Sorting out the sheep from the goats

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Mon Aug 7 15:28:25 EDT 2017


I think you have an error in your code samples.  Your vowel set should be
"aeiouandsometimesy"

On Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 1:56 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> 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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