invert or reverse a string... warning this is a rant

Demel, Jeff Jeff.Demel at JavelinDirect.com
Fri Oct 20 17:49:30 CEST 2006


 >Demel, Jeff wrote:
>> I've been programming professionally for over 10 years, and have
never 
>> once needed to reverse a string.  Maybe it's a lack of imagination on

>> my part, but I can't think of a single instance this might be
necessary.

Carl wrote:
>Say you're using a function from a third-party library that finds 
>the first character in a string that meets some requirement.  You 
>need to find the last such character.

It appears your imagination is better than mine.

-Jeff
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