Arrange files according to a text file

Emile van Sebille emile at
Sun Aug 28 03:10:07 CEST 2011

On 8/27/2011 4:18 PM Ric at said...
> Thank you so much. The code worked perfectly.
> This is what I tried using Emile code. The only time when it picked
> wrong name from the list was when the file was named like this.
> Data Mark Stone.doc
> How can I fix this? Hope I am not asking too much?

What name did it pick?  I imagine if you're picking a name from a list 
of 25000 names that some subset of combinations may yield like ratios.

But, if you double up on the file name side you may get closer:

for filename in filenames:
     ratios = [SM(ignore,filename+filename,username).ratio() for 
username in usernames]
     best = max(ratios)
     owner = usernames[ratios.index(best)]
     print filename,":",owner

... on the other hand, if you've only got a 100 files to sort out, you 
should already be done.



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