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Re: st: Re: Finding "near"-matches

From   "Michael Blasnik" <>
To   <>
Subject   Re: st: Re: Finding "near"-matches
Date   Fri, 28 Oct 2005 13:26:43 -0400

I wrote an egen extension for soundex coding and I think I posted it SSC a few years ago, but now I can't find it using search.

Michael Blasnik

----- Original Message ----- From: "Roger Newson" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, October 28, 2005 12:52 PM
Subject: Re: st: Re: Finding "near"-matches

Yhis sounds like a job for something similar to Donald Knuth's soundex algorithm. You can find out more about this at

or at

or at

I hope this helps.

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