On 12 Sep 2000 at 05:47 (-0700), Bas Meijer wrote:
| Hi Brent,
| http://aspell.sourceforge.net/metaphone/ mentions other C
| implementations of this algorithm:
| Is Kuhn's the best one?
not sure, though Kuhn liked his results better than Fidia's. There
is another metaphone-like algo that I'll take a look at. In any case,
I've cleaned up (optimized) my soundex.c file a bit since posting
it, so I'll take a look at a couple more alternative algos and repost
a cleaner file (including all requires licensing info).
| 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) (firstname.lastname@example.org)
| > brent
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