Subject: Re: [htdig] Precise Fuzziness
From: Geoff Hutchison (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Nov 27 1999 - 12:48:43 PST
At 3:46 AM -0800 11/22/99, Dave Melton wrote:
>vowels to indicate certain sounds. I've been experimenting with
>soundex and metaphone, but if I turn the weighting up enough that it
>has any effect, I get far too many bogus matches to be useful.
I would guess you might need a custom fuzzy to do what you want.
>Is there any way to manually define a specific set of matching rules?
>If search strings could contain regular expressions, I could do what
>I want by modifying the search string before htsearch sees it. Are
>there any other ways to accomplish this kind of thing?
No, there isn't a way to manually define a set of matching rules, but
that's a good idea.
It would help if you could elaborate on your use of regex. The
current development code does support regex, but I'm not sure what
your plan is.
Williams Students Online
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