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· · 2006
· · · October
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Ruby String Walking · In preparation for my presentation next weekend at RubyConf, I’ve been poking around at Ruby’s string-handling. One thing that text-wranglers such as me like to do is walk through a string a character at a time, and Ruby doesn’t make this particularly easy. I ended up implementing String#each_char_utf8 three times along the way. [Update: Lots of interesting feedback, and a worth-reading ruby-talk thread.] ...
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