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Re: comic-book-insult


From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: comic-book-insult
Date: Sun, 08 Sep 2019 22:16:16 +0200
User-agent: mu4e 1.1.0; emacs 27.0.50

On 2019-09-08, at 21:05, Emanuel Berg via Users list for the GNU Emacs text 
editor <address@hidden> wrote:

> (defun scramble-string (str)
>   "Randomize the characters of a string."
>   (interactive "sscramble me: ")
>   (let*((empty-str  "")
>         (chars      (delete empty-str (split-string str empty-str)))
>         (rand-chars (sort chars (lambda (_ __) (zerop (random 2)))))
>         (rand-str   (mapconcat 'identity rand-chars ""))
>         )
>     rand-str) )

Nice, but a bit wrong.  If you try it as an interactive function, it
won't display the result - only return it, but this is of no use with M-x.

> (defun comic-book-insult ()
>   (interactive)
>   (insert (concat (scramble-string "@#$%&") "!") ))
>
> ;; (comic-book-insult) ; %@&$#!
> ;; (comic-book-insult) ; $%#@&!

And this is rather cute, thanks for sharing!

Best,

-- 
Marcin Borkowski
http://mbork.pl



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