bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #57041, Missing matlab function: startsWith


bug #57041: Missing matlab function: startsWith

Submitted by:  amrit karmacharya <amritkarma>
Submitted on:  Fri 11 Oct 2019 02:24:48 PM UTC  
Category:  Octave Function Severity:  1 - Wish
Priority:  3 - Low Item Group:  Feature Request
Status:  Confirmed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  dev Operating System:  Any

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Sat 12 Oct 2019 10:20:12 AM UTC, comment #2: 

There's an "endsWith" to go with it, too. They should probably come in as a set.


Andrew Janke <apjanke>
Fri 11 Oct 2019 02:51:58 PM UTC, comment #1: 

This function should be easy to implement as a wrapper around strncmp or strncmpi.

This would be a good project for a first contribution to Octave. [1]

Lowering priority.

[1]: https://wiki.octave.org/Short_projects

Markus Mützel <mmuetzel>
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Fri 11 Oct 2019 02:24:48 PM UTC, original submission:  

Matlab Function startsWith https://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/ref/startswith.html is not available.

amrit karmacharya <amritkarma>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2019-10-11 rik5 Carbon-CopyRemoved 72865 => -
    2019-10-11 rik5 StatusNone => Confirmed
    2019-10-11 mmuetzel Severity3 - Normal => 1 - Wish
        Priority5 - Normal => 3 - Low
        Item GroupMatlab Compatibility => Feature Request
        Release5.1.0 => dev
        Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows => Any

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