Sorting out the sheep from the goats

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Mon Aug 7 16:14:58 EDT 2017


Cwm is Welsh; in English it is spelt "combe".


On Aug 7, 2017 11:08 PM, "Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode" <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> And the obscure word "cwm" uses w as a vowel.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > 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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