On Fri, 4 Nov 2011 13:09:30 -0600
JORGE MALDONADO <jorgemal1960(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> I am developing a web application in which I want to include a search
> engine but I would like to "recommend" possible situations. For example, if
> a user wants to search for the name of an artist, lets say RINGO STAR, an
> it is typed RYNGO ZTAR; I would like to suggest such a user that he/she
> could have meant RINGO STAR.
> I have read PostgreSQL documentation and I see the LIKE and SIMILAR
> operators, can one of them serve my purpose or should I look for a special
What you're asking is closer to fussystrmatch or pg_trgm
as you're asking for a fork of research that depends on Levenshtein
distance between words.
However, only the 2nd one seems to have fulltext integration possibility.
"I'd love to go out with you, but I have to floss my cat."
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