package require Tcl 8.2
package require soundex ?1.0?
This package provides soundex algorithms which allow the
comparison of words based on their phonetic likeness.
Currently only an algorithm by Knuth is provided, which
is tuned to english names and words.
- ::soundex::knuth string
Computes the soundex code of the input string using
Knuth's algorithm and returns it as the result of the
% ::soundex::knuth Knuth
BUGS, IDEAS, FEEDBACK
This document, and the package it describes, will undoubtedly contain
bugs and other problems.
Please report such in the category soundex
Please also report any ideas for enhancements you may have for either
package and/or documentation.
knuth, soundex, text comparison, text likeness
Hashes, checksums, and encryption
Copyright (c) ????, Algorithm: Donald E. Knuth
Copyright (c) 2003, Documentation: Andreas Kupries <[email protected]>
Copyright (c) 1998, Tcl port: Evan Rempel <[email protected]>