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From Konstantin Kolinko <>
Subject Re: [codec] Testing Cologne Phonetic
Date Wed, 23 Feb 2011 13:39:27 GMT
2011/2/22 Gary Gregory <>:
> I have a question about the name on line 17: "Aaclan"
> The data file shows code 0456 for this name and our implementation produces code 0856.
> When I walk through the table
I think the output should be 0856.
> Can you confirm which is the correct value?

I am not a German speaker either, but reading that algorithm at
Wikipedia, I think it is a question of whether that "Aaclan" name is
pronounced like "Aklan" (thus 4 for K) or "Aslan" (thus 8 for S).

I think that that "c" will be pronounced as "K" there.

Best regards,
Konstantin Kolinko

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