[Python-Dev] Why is soundex marked obsolete?
Eric S. Raymond
Mon, 15 Jan 2001 07:23:25 -0500
M.-A. Lemburg <email@example.com>:
> Perhaps Eric ought to add this one to his package as well ?!
Actually, at this point, my plan is to give Tim a decent interval to
refactor ndiff so his SequenceMatcher class is exposed and documented --
otherwise *I'll* go in and do it (har! waving a bloody knife!).
His turns out to be the same as the Ratcliff-Obershelp technique I was
using, except Tim had his bullshit threshold set too low (:-)) and let
through matches I wouldn't have.
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