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Re^4: Five Ways to Reverse a String of Words (C#, Perl 5, Perl6, Ruby, Haskell)

by paddy3118 (Acolyte)
on Aug 15, 2007 at 08:40 UTC ( #632674=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Five Ways to Reverse a String of Words (C#, Perl 5, Perl6, Ruby, Haskell)
in thread Five Ways to Reverse a String of Words (C#, Perl 5, Perl 6, Ruby, Haskell)

It is sometimes hard to not use ::-1 once learnt, but you can use reversed which makes it clearer:

>>> def reverseWords(word):
... 	return " ".join( reversed(word.split()) )
... 
>>> reverseWords("  one   two three four    ")
'four three two one'

- Paddy


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