I'm going to give the Text::LevenshteinXS module a try to find out if that implementation is really significantly faster than the pure perl function that I've got now.

Thanks for the input!

In reply to Re: Comparing likeness of two strings by RiotTown
in thread Comparing likeness of two strings by RiotTown

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