in reply to Levenshtein distance: calculating similarity of strings
There is a Text::Levenshtein module on CPAN, but it totally lacks documentation (what else is new !).That is simply not true (--). The majority of modules of cpan have documentation. Ignorance is not bliss. http://search.cpan.org/author/DREE/Text-Levenshtein-0.03/Levenshtein.pm
As for how the algorithm works, Text::Lavenshtein links to http://www.merriampark.com/ld.htm#FLAVORS which explains it rather well.
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Re: Re: Levenshtein distance: calculating similarity of strings
by spurperl (Priest) on Mar 25, 2003 at 06:27 UTC