Re: Soundex in other language
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2008 21:21:57 +0200
The following two links might be of help:
I can't verify if the extra action for Dutch is correct or where it is documented elsewhere.
It's a little adjustment, should not be very difficult, wrap it in a pl/sql function, and there you go.
On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 8:58 AM, LegeDoos <legedoos_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Dennis,
> I'm looking for soundex in dutch. I'll have a look in Google, if I can
> find the algorithm and it isn't to difficult I'll create it myself.
> 2008/4/27 Dennis Williams <oracledba.williams_at_gmail.com>:
> > Rob,
> > Since nobody has responded to your question, I'll give you a rather
> > answer and maybe somebody will respond with more knowledge.
> > I think Soundex proper relates to English, and this is what Oracle has
> > implemented. But the idea and the algorithm are pretty simple. A quick
> > Google search reveals that people have worked to adapt the idea to other
> > languages.
> > If you state the language you are interested in, maybe you can get
> > with someone who has information on language of interest.
> > Dennis Williams