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Re: Matching bits of 2 strings

by Zaxo (Archbishop)
on Jan 22, 2002 at 07:04 UTC ( #140577=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Matching bits of 2 strings

If you sort a list of the strings into an array, the deepest matches will be neighbors. That allows you to terminate the search after relatively few applications of japhy's excellent advice.

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