(noob) cast string to array?

— Koncept user@unknown.invalid wrote:

I just wanted to follow up on some of the responses here:

  1. Suggestion to use gsub over sub. I assume that gsub is global?

Yes. gsub is global.

  1. what is the “!” responsible for doing? (Remember me = n00b )

! will modify the object in-place. i.e.

a = “HELLO”

will retain a as “hello”

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