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Re: My username is...

by guha (Priest)
on Sep 01, 2002 at 18:16 UTC ( #194467=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to My username is...

$user_name = &englify( substr($first_name, 0, 2) . substr($last_name, 0, 2) );

The imaginary englify function maps accented and other foreign characters to the most similar character in the [a-z] character class. ;-]

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