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Re: [Chicken-users] levenshtein.scm assumes 8-bit characters

From: felix winkelmann
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] levenshtein.scm assumes 8-bit characters
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 07:48:17 +0100

On Sat, 11 Dec 2004 19:07:19 +0100, Sunnan <address@hidden> wrote:
> see subject.
> e.g. "brön" and "bron" should have a levenshtein distance of 1, if
> using utf-8 encoding.

Yes, levenshtein doesn't know anything about extended character
sets. Alex is working on an utf8 library, and Neil van Dyke has written
a portable (IIRC) levenshtein function, so that might be a better
option in the future.


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