Sorting out the sheep from the goats

Ralph DiMola rdimola at evergreeninfo.net
Mon Aug 7 16:11:21 EDT 2017


Jonathan, I can't wait to use that one in scrabble against Margaret!
Thanks...

Ralph DiMola
IT Director
Evergreen Information Services
rdimola at evergreeninfo.net

-----Original Message-----
From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf
Of Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode
Sent: Monday, August 07, 2017 4:09 PM
To: How to use LiveCode
Cc: jonathandlynch at gmail.com
Subject: Re: Sorting out the sheep from the goats

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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