Robert Haas <robertmhaas <at>> writes:

> On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 4:19 PM, Josh Berkus <josh <at>> wrote:
> > Anyway, if it's ASCII-only, that's a guaranteed way to make sure it
> > isn't taken seriously.
> Pre-9.1 levenshtein is ASCII-only, and I think some of the other stuff
> in contrib/fuzzystrmatch still is.

I am only looking at 9.0.3 for levenshtein, so I don't have any thoughts yet on
multi-byteness so far.   I will have to figure out the multibyte character work
once I get the basic algorithm working -- any thoughts on that?  Any pitfalls in

> So I have some sympathy with the OP's desire not to burden himself
> with the non-ASCII case if he doesn't need it for his application,

> but
> I also agree with your point that we probably wouldn't accept code
> into contrib that doesn't.

Good to know.  I will try to avoid backing myself into an ascii corner.

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