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Re: add soundex difference function to contrib/fuzzystrmatch

From: Kris Jurka <books(at)ejurka(dot)com>
To: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: add soundex difference function to contrib/fuzzystrmatch
Date: 2005-01-25 17:47:56
Message-ID: Pine.BSO.4.56.0501251245310.29078@leary.csoft.net (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 25 Jan 2005, Andrew Dunstan wrote:

> ISTM that given how soundex-specific this function is it should have a 
> less generic name than "difference".
> 
> soundex_difference maybe?
> 

Maybe, but difference is the name used by ms-sql, and it is also has 
the same meaning in the ODBC/JDBC escape sequence
{fn difference('a','b') }

Kris Jurka

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