From: Andrew West (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Mar 11 2010 - 17:32:01 CST
On 11 March 2010 20:32, karl williamson <email@example.com> wrote:
> I think it is actually better to do the following:
> 1. Remove all white space
> 2. Collapse multiple hyphens in a row into one
> 3. Lowercase
> 4. If the result is one of the three problematic ones, we are done.
> 5. Remove all hyphens
> Then, if the strings are the same after the transforms, they match.
No, then "TIBETAN MARK TSA PHRU" would match "TIBETAN MARK TSA -PHRU",
which may be what the user intended, but it is not what they asked
for, and would be as bad as matching e.g. "PERCENT IGN" and "PERCENT
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