Sorting out the sheep from the goats

jonathandlynch at gmail.com jonathandlynch at gmail.com
Mon Aug 7 16:08:30 EDT 2017


And the obscure word "cwm" uses w as a vowel.

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> On Aug 7, 2017, at 3:28 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> 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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