Monday, November 08, 2010 at 12:05 AM.


on popTrailingFilename (s, delimiter="/") {
		<<1/25/01; 12:08:57 PM by DW
			<<Created. Given a string, a url or a filepath, scan from the end looking for the delimiter, and return all the characters to the left of the delimiter, including the delimeter.
			<<For example, take foo/baz/bar.html and return foo/baz/. 
			<<This is useful when you want to save a file in the same folder as another file.
	local (i);
	for i = sizeof (s) downto 1 {
		if s [i] == delimiter {
			return (string.mid (s, 1, i ))}};
	return (s)}
<<bundle //test code
	<<dialog.alert (popTrailingFilename (""))

This listing is for code that runs in the OPML Editor environment. I created these listings because I wanted the search engines to index it, so that when I want to look up something in my codebase I don't have to use the much slower search functionality in my object database. Dave Winer.