Proverb in Rust
For want of a horseshoe nail, a kingdom was lost, or so the saying goes. Output the full text of this proverbial rhyme.
exercism fetch rust proverb
For want of a horseshoe nail, a kingdom was lost, or so the saying goes.
Given a list of inputs, generate the relevant proverb. For example, given the list
["nail", "shoe", "horse", "rider", "message", "battle", "kingdom"], you will output the full text of this proverbial rhyme:
For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost. For want of a horse the rider was lost. For want of a rider the message was lost. For want of a message the battle was lost. For want of a battle the kingdom was lost. And all for the want of a nail.
Note that the list of inputs may vary; your solution should be able to handle lists of arbitrary length and content. No line of the output text should be a static, unchanging string; all should vary according to the input given.
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Writing the Code
Execute the tests with:
$ cargo test
All but the first test have been ignored. After you get the first test to
pass, remove the ignore flag (
#[ignore]) from the next test and get the tests
to pass again. The test file is located in the
tests directory. You can
also remove the ignore flag from all the tests to get them to run all at once
if you wish.
Make sure to read the Modules chapter if you haven't already, it will help you with organizing your files.
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