I am in the middle of writing some XML transform logic and now I need a way to convert a String from it's plural form to it's singular form. It will be used when a bean has a property like addresses that returns a list to create:
I don't want to iterate the entire dictionary and right now it doesn't have to be perfect but I want a tight way of getting as close as possible. The code resides in a StringHelper object. Here's my code so far:
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oh, and here's my currently failing unittest code. I think I can figure out why it's failing myself but feel free to point out the bug.
I really need help on the algorithm. Is there a better, tighter way?