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Re: longest common substring... almost?by haoess (Curate)
|on Apr 18, 2004 at 19:26 UTC||Need Help??|
There's a difference between
I'm trying to write a script which generates the longest common substring + 1 character for each line in a file.
I'm trying to get the script to return the smallest number of characters to uniquely identify each line.
Assume the following lines:
In the first case, the output should be
In the second case, output should be
For the first case, this should work:
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