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Re: Quick C problem

On Mon, 31 May 1999, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:

> This is not a quick question, as you don't tell us all we need to know.

I did actually.

> Is it quaranteed that String1 starts with "<" and ends with ">"?


> Is whitespace allowed at the start and the end of the string?


> Must we check for illegal input?


> Anyway, assuming that he answers to the questions above are yes, no, no
> respectively,


> then I'd suggest something like the following, which
> destroys the original content of String1 (you can get around that
> by using strdup):
>   String2 = String1 + 1;
>   String2[strlen(String2)-1] = 0;

Thanks... But I got a previous reply in one line.


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