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I really like that Javascript version.

You either like or hate regexps for this kind of thing, but as regexp-based solutions go "ZBBBCZZ".match(/((.)\2*)/g) is damn concise.

I couldn't get the perl version to be that concise... pity.

I hope perl6's Rules allow one to specify a sub-match that can be referenced and then thrown away.

-David


In reply to Re^2: Yet Another Rosetta Code Problem (Perl, Ruby, Python, Haskell, ...) by erroneousBollock
in thread Yet Another Rosetta Code Problem (Perl, Ruby, Python, Haskell, ...) by eyepopslikeamosquito

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