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From Henri Yandell <bay...@generationjava.com>
Subject Re: [codec][SUBMIT] Common Interface, and Refined Soundex
Date Mon, 18 Nov 2002 08:47:24 GMT

Committed.

Thanks Tim, the addition of an Encoder interface and the EncoderComparator
are very cool.

Hen

On Fri, 15 Nov 2002, O'brien, Tim wrote:

>
> Refined Soundex is similar to the Soundex algorithm, but it the number
> of consonant groups has been increased.  This algorithm is helpful when
> search for alternative spellings, etc.  More information on this
> algorithm can be found here: http://www.bluepoof.com/Soundex/info2.html
>
> Metaphone, Soundex, and RefinedSoundex all implement a common Encoder
> interface, this is handy if one is implementing a system which needs to
> treating the encoding algorithm as a "pluggable" component.
>
> EncoderComparator, is merely a generalization of the SoundexComparator
> for the Encoder interface.
>
> --------
> Tim O'Brien
> Transolutions, Inc.
> W 847-574-2143
> M 847-863-7045
>


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