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Re: Finding a _Similar_ Substring? (Fuzzy Searching?)

by ambrus (Abbot)
on May 21, 2004 at 11:47 UTC ( #355244=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Finding a _Similar_ Substring? (Fuzzy Searching?)

If, as others have suggested, you want most characters get ignored, you could strip all those characters (with y///d) from both the haystack and the needle string, and then perform a match. Also, you may want to use case-insensitive matching.
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