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[REBOL] Re: can't quite get it right...

From: carl:cybercraft at: 30-Dec-2002 16:05

On 30-Dec-02, Romano Paolo Tenca wrote:
> Hi >>> could this be trimmed further? >> Yes. I think it would be best as a native that exposed the >> operating system's equivalent of 'Uppercase? (and 'Lowercase? as >> well) for maximum portability and speed. > uppercase?: func [ch [char! string!] /local tmp] [ > all [char? ch ch: to-string ch] > ch == uppercase copy ch > ]
Very nice Romano! (I take it tmp's just a leftover from an earlier version?) Out of interest, are there any major overheads with a to-string string ? Just wondering if it is best to avoid it if you can, like you've done above. -- Carl Read