Suggesting user names

Myk Melez myk at
Sat Mar 29 02:47:38 UTC 2003

Chris L. Mason wrote:

>Unfortunately mysql doesn't
>appear to have a SOUNDEX() SQL function, which would make this easier.
Apparently it does:

The MySQL docs don't say when it was introduced--the only mention of it 
in the change log is the note that the "foo SOUNDS LIKE bar" syntax 
(equivalent to "SOUNDEX(foo)=SOUNDEX(bar)") was added to 4.1--but this 
article from 2001 indicates it's been around for a while:


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