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Subject: Re: [xsl] how to split word into sequence of letters
From: Dimitre Novatchev <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 20:33:56 -0700

On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 7:17 PM, Mukul Gandhi <gandhi.mukul@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Robby,
>     Here's another variant of the solution,
>
> for $x in 1 to string-length($stringVal) return substring($stringVal, $x, 1)
>
> But the solution with string-to-codepoints(..) etc is equally good.


The solution given by Michael Kay:

    for $c in string-to-codepoints($s) return codepoints-to-string($c)

can be much more efficient (linear time complexity) than the above
expression that calculates substring N times. (O(N^2) in the absence
of a good optimizer).


Cheers,
Dimitre.


>
> On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 8:04 PM, Robby Pelssers <Robby.Pelssers@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>>
>> Probably the stupidest question since a while but what would be the preferred way to split a word into a sequence of letters  ;-)
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Robby
>
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> --
> Regards,
> Mukul Gandhi
>



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