[Pdx-pm] Encoding for fuzzy matching

Rafael Almeria almeria at earthlink.net
Tue May 9 15:03:26 PDT 2006

Soundex may allow you to do a very fuzzy matching for text.

On May 5, 2006, at 2:52 PM, Roderick A. Anderson wrote:

> Been looking ( seven pages into google ) and all over CPAN and can't
> find what I'm looking for.  Heck it probably doesn't exist.
> I have a database that I need to weed duplicate entrys out of based on
> their street address.  I will have them CASS certified but there will
> cases where one might have a Suite, Apt, etc. and the other not but 
> they
> are for the same person.
> Is there encoding that allows fuzzy searches?  Or what terms should I 
> be
> using to search?
> TIA,
> Rod
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