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Alternative Of Soundex Function [message #443684] Tue, 16 February 2010 23:42 Go to next message
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Dear All,
Is there any alternative of Soundex function. I have two table of city. I want to compare city of both table. Now problem is that one city name is 'HANGO'. In table A City is feeded with spelling 'HANGO' and other it is spelled 'HANGU' OR 'HUNGU'. Similarly there are many cases. I used Soundex functon but it is not working perfectly.

Is there any other way to compare data by sound.

Thanks in advance.

Best Regards.
Re: Alternative Of Soundex Function [message #443690 is a reply to message #443684] Wed, 17 February 2010 00:18 Go to previous message
Michel Cadot
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No there is no other Oracle built-in function but you can find on the web many similar functions and maybe one will fit your needs but you have to ask "how can I kow that 'HANGO', 'HANGU' and 'HUNGU' are identical", if youi can't yourself answer this question you wsill not be able to choose among the functions you will find.

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