For the discussion of language mechanics, grammar, vocabulary, trends, and other such linguistic topics, in english and other languages.
1 post • Page 1 of 1
As xkcders many of you are no doubt familiar with regex golf (http://xkcd.com/1313/). As language enthusiasts you may be familiar with pinyin, a system for transcribing Chinese characters into the Latin alphabet. Given that, I though this forum would enjoy this coding challenge I came across while working on a pinyin to zhuyin converter. What is the shortest regex that accepts only strings composed of valid pinyin? Accounting for tone annotations in your regex is optional.
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests