[Python-Dev] Why is soundex marked obsolete?
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Sat, 13 Jan 2001 16:45:12 -0500 (EST)
Tim Peters writes:
> + Computing string similarity is something few apps need anyway.
And this is a biggie.
> Lots of hassle + little demand == not a natural for the core. ndiff is in
But it *is* an excellent type of thing to have around -- Eric: just
post it on your Web site and register it with the Vaults.
> the core only because many people found the *app* useful; its
> SequenceMatcher class isn't even advertised.
Did you ever write documentation for it? ;-)
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
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