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From: David Fox <>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] [repost] Request for more String functions

William D. Neumann wrote:

>On Fri, 20 Feb 2004, Richard Jones wrote:
>>String.truncate  - truncate a string to a given length
>I call my version procrustes, because it will also pad a string that is
>too short with an optional padding character (defaults to ' ').  In any case,
>it would be great to see some of these functions added to the standard
>library so I wouldn't have to tote around my Wdn module...
The Scheme standard calls these functions "take" (take the first n 
elements) and
"drop" (drop the first n elements.)  I don't think it padded them.