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Abhinav Srivastava
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Any tips on Phonetic comparison using java?
 
Dmitry Melnik
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What do you mean by that? Soundex?
 
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Exactly. Are there any APIs supporting that ??
 
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Write one yourself, it's very simple. Here is the description. IMHO it's almost useless either
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Probably best to write your own - should be nice and simple for Soundex - assign a constant value for specific Characters etc.
 
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Thanks a lot.
I found something on Jakarta-Apache as well -
http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/codec
 
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