[GLLUG] Changing words into numbers
john at technolalia.org
Tue Aug 14 10:11:13 UTC 2018
On 14/08/2018 11:03, Jason Clifford via GLLUG wrote:
> I'm fairly sure there is already a Perl module that does this
Thanks v much!
(Seems like Perl is a very good language for text manipulation.)
> ---- On Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:46:18 +0100 *gllug at mailman.lug.org.uk *
> wrote ----
> Dear list,
> A problem which I think has a philosophical side as much as a
> practical one:
> What is the best way (or what are the ways) to replace numbers written
> out in words with digits?
> (e.g. "the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy six" to 1776, or
> "nine hundred and ninety pounds" to 999 pounds).
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