Tim Peters at
Wed Dec 20 16:02:12 EST 2000

[posted & mailed]

[Bjorn Pettersen]
> Thanks Skip!  I was actually using the soundex module in one of my less
> frequently used apps so I hadn't realized that it was gone yet :-)
> Could I get you to put an explicit licence on it (it would be
> much more usable to me if it had a licence and if the licence wasn't
> GPL <wink>).

Note too that Sean True wrote a Python implementation of the
more-sophisticated NYSIIS algorithm, available at

(it's linked to from Parnassus if you forget that).  It's not encumbered.

Whatever stuff of mine Skip reused was released to the public domain.

    y'rs  - tim

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