Re: how do i split a string

From: Bob Jones <email_at_me.not>
Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2008 12:13:08 -0500
Message-ID: <vOoKk.916$>

"Maxim Demenko" <> wrote in message
> Bob Jones schrieb:
>> Ok, I just wasn't sure why you were providing an alternative solution to
>> a different problem.
> You see - to find *all* occurences of repeated characters within given
> string (meant - to find corresponding position and length) in my opinion
> is not much different, it is just a more general case of what was asked -
> to find *first two* occurences. Do you think, it isn't worth to look for
> alternative solutions for more general classes of problems, if a solution
> for a particular case is known?

I am all for alternative or better solutions, but you can't call it an alternative if it returns a different result.

This result is not the same as "3263" that OP was looking for.

          3          2
          6          3
         12          6
         20          2

Now you can probably write something does a lot more, but whether you need it is the question. Received on Sat Oct 18 2008 - 12:13:08 CDT

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