• Subject: Re: Blank Suppress
  • From: John P Carr <jpcarr@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Jul 1999 23:21:23 -0400


> Hmmm, let me try to explain how the trim BIFs work.  %TRIM
> performs two tasks:  1) sloughing leading blanks; and 2)
> sloughing trailing blanks.  %TRIML and %TRIMR each perform
> only one of these two tasks.  It is obvious to me that if
> task 1 takes n units of time and task 2 takes m units of
> time, doing both would require n+m units of time.


Hans

What's your opinion of someone who worries about this type of thing, 
and at the same time does 1000 I/O's between enter keys??


John Carr
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