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The Weird and The Wonderful forum is a place to post Coding Horrors, Worst Practices, and the occasional flash of brilliance.

We all come across code that simply boggles the mind. Lazy kludges, embarrassing mistakes, horrid workarounds and developers just not quite getting it. And then somedays we come across - or write - the truly sublime.

Post your Best, your worst, and your most interesting. But please - no programming questions . This forum is purely for amusement and discussions on code snippets. All actual programming questions will be removed.

 
RantHappy new year... kind of... Pin
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PIEBALDconsult10-Jan-13 7:42
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No, the original inserts one there then uses LTRIM to remove it. Which means it will also remove any pre-existing SPACEs, which may not be as intended.
Mine will neither add nor remove a leading SPACE.
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