Class: Array

Inherits:
Object
  • Object
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Defined in:
lib/rdf_context/array_hacks.rb

Instance Method Summary (collapse)

Instance Method Details

- (Object) permute(prefixed = [])

wiki.rubygarden.org/Ruby/page/show/ArrayPermute Permute an array, and call a block for each permutation Author: Paul Battley



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# File 'lib/rdf_context/array_hacks.rb', line 5

def permute(prefixed=[])
  if (length < 2)
    # there are no elements left to permute
    yield(prefixed + self)
  else
    # recursively permute the remaining elements
    each_with_index do |e, i|
      (self[0,i]+self[(i+1)..-1]).permute(prefixed+[e]) { |a| yield a }
    end
  end
end

- (Object) to_sentence(options = {})

Converts the array to a comma-separated sentence where the last element is joined by the connector word. Options:

Parameters:

  • [String] (Hash)

    a customizable set of options



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# File 'lib/rdf_context/array_hacks.rb', line 21

def to_sentence(options = {})
  default_words_connector     = ", "
  default_two_words_connector = " and "
  default_last_word_connector = ", and "

  # Try to emulate to_senteces previous to 2.3
  if options.has_key?(:connector) || options.has_key?(:skip_last_comma)
    ::ActiveSupport::Deprecation.warn(":connector has been deprecated. Use :words_connector instead", caller) if options.has_key? :connector
    ::ActiveSupport::Deprecation.warn(":skip_last_comma has been deprecated. Use :last_word_connector instead", caller) if options.has_key? :skip_last_comma

    skip_last_comma = options.delete :skip_last_comma
    if connector = options.delete(:connector)
      options[:last_word_connector] ||= skip_last_comma ? connector : ", #{connector}"
    else
      options[:last_word_connector] ||= skip_last_comma ? default_two_words_connector : default_last_word_connector
    end
  end

#    options.assert_valid_keys(:words_connector, :two_words_connector, :last_word_connector, :locale)
  options = {:words_connector => default_words_connector, :two_words_connector => default_two_words_connector, :last_word_connector => default_last_word_connector}.merge(options)

  case length
    when 0
      ""
    when 1
      self[0].to_s
    when 2
      "#{self[0]}#{options[:two_words_connector]}#{self[1]}"
    else
      "#{self[0...-1].join(options[:words_connector])}#{options[:last_word_connector]}#{self[-1]}"
  end
end