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Re: [Gnumed-devel] Searching (Was: ha)


From: Horst Herb
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] Searching (Was: ha)
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2003 19:29:10 +1000
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On Tue, 1 Apr 2003 17:47, Andreas Tille wrote:

> Here I would probably search for *cker or at least B.cker or whatever, but
> input of just "cker" to search for this name would be more handy in my
> opinion. (For the non German speackers: There are Becker and B├Ącker which
> have the same sound.)

Or even Baecker, when not even word length wold match. But this is what 
soundex algorithms are for - I still think non-indexed searches should be the 
exception - waiting a second or more for a *routine* query result is not 
acceptable.

Horst




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