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Text::Soundex

by chromatic (Archbishop)
on Dec 27, 1999 at 05:19 UTC ( #1408=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Approximate or Phonetic String-Matching

One option for your phonetic needs is the Soundex module. It implements Knuth's Soundex algorithm and hashes text keys into small strings which approximate English phonetic equivalents.

You might also want to see How do I find the Soundex value of a string?, though it isn't very informative.


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