On Sun, 20 Aug 2006, Daniel Schierbeck wrote:

> Joshua Muheim wrote:
>> Hi all
>> 
>> What's the fastest way to convert "ThisIsSomeString" to 
>> "this_is_some_string"?
>
> I believe this is the fastest way, though it may not catch all cases (numbers 
> and such)
>
>  def lowerize(str)  # ??
>    str.gsub(/([a-z])([A-Z])/, '\1_\2').downcase
>  end
>
>
> Cheers,
> Daniel
>

depending on what you want, the snake_case code i posted works differently:

   irb(main):025:0> lowerize 'BARFoo'
   => "barfoo"

   irb(main):026:0> snake_case 'BARFoo'
   => "bar_foo"

neither is right - just fyi.

-a
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