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Re: Re: Depth First Search and Boggle

by Sifmole (Chaplain)
on Aug 15, 2002 at 17:07 UTC ( #190459=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Depth First Search and Boggle
in thread Depth First Search and Boggle

It would be even better if there was a way to make it do plurals.

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Re: Depth First Search and Boggle
by Abigail-II (Bishop) on Aug 15, 2002 at 17:23 UTC
    Either use a dictionary that already has plurals in it, or use the following preprocess function:
    use Lingua::EN::Inflect qw /PL/; sub preprocess { my $file = shift; open my $fh => $file or die "Failed to open $file: $!\n"; local $_; LINE: while (<$fh>) { chomp; $_ = lc; next if /[^a-z]/; WORD: foreach ($_, PL ($_)) { $valid {$_} = 1; while (length) { next WORD if $prefix {$_} ++; chop; } } } }

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[Eily]: there's 6 in total though :P
[Eily]: unless LanX did something to maths when I wasn't looking
[choroba]: Maybe the first four got downvoted and were deleted from the list?

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