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Re: metaphone word indexing/searching

From: Bas Meijer <bas(at)not-real.antraciet.nl>
Date: Tue Sep 12 2000 - 12:47:19 GMT
Hi Brent,

http://aspell.sourceforge.net/metaphone/ mentions other C 
implementations of this algorithm:

http://www.strangecreations.com/library/snippets/Metaphon.C
http://aspell.sourceforge.net/metaphone/metaphone-fidai.txt


Is Kuhn's the best one?

Bas Meijer


>
>On 12 Sep 2000 at 01:13 (-0700), Bas Meijer wrote:
>| Hi Damon,
>|
>|
>| I would like to know the source of your code as well as it's licence.
>| You say it's in the public domain, it would be nice to give credit
>| where credit is due, like in a CHANGES/CREDITS file. Could you find
>| out the author? hopefully with email address/homepage?
>|
>| Thanks in advance for your effort on this.
>
>I've attached the file used as the basis for the soundex.c file I
>previously sent. Names mentioned as authors are:
>
>   Created by Lawrence Philips (location unknown). Metaphone presented
>     in article in "Computer Language" December 1990 issue.
>   Converted from Pick BASIC, as demonstrated in article, to C by
>     Michael J. Kuhn (Baltimore, Maryland) (mkuhn@rhlab.com)
>
>cheers.
>   brent
>
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