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From Robert Newson <robert.new...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Fuzzy Search
Date Thu, 24 Jun 2010 14:21:32 GMT
You can do fuzzy searches with couchdb-lucene;

http://github.com/rnewson/couchdb-lucene

B.

On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 3:07 PM, Cory Zue <czue@dimagi.com> wrote:
> Hi again,
>
> Is there any mechanism in couchdb to do fuzzy search?  In my
> application I would like to be able to search for a person by name,
> but want to accommodate typos, misspellings, etc. Is there anything
> like this built into couch?  Is this something that couchdb-lucene
> (which I know very little about) could provide?
>
> My workaround was going to be to store a secondary structure, like the
> soundex of the name, along with the document and then just search on
> that.
>
> Cory
>

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