SC, Rev,and RB speed test
dsc at swcp.com
Sat Apr 17 20:46:32 EDT 2004
If the search criterial is interpreted as a search for a sequence of
words, then extra spaces, punctuation and line ends should not have any
influence on the result. Also, partial words should not match.
On Saturday, April 17, 2004, at 06:23 AM, David Vaughan wrote:
> repeat with i = 33 to 47
> replace NumToChar(i) in whateverText with space
> end repeat -- and so on
A normalized sequence of words can be created with a single
replaceText() application. That can put a single space between each
This can be applied to the search text and the phrase.
There is also the problem of matching partial words. Consider...
ground coffee swim
... selling underground coffee swimming suits ...
One way to handle this with the brute force method and the above
normalization is to put a space at the front and back of each phrase
and the text if one is not already there.
One advantage of the above full normalization method is that it does
not affect operations done many times to or with the text.
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