fusspos

Fussy string search giving some estimate of a substring position

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fusspos

Fussy string search giving some estimate of a substring position

Installation

npm install fusspos

Documentation

  var fusspos = require('fusspos');

  // The function taks a description and a text, both must be arrays of words
  var description = 'The world has changed'.split(/\s+/);
  var text = 'By Andreas M.\n' +
             'The world has has changed, I\'m not sure it is ...'.split(/\s+/);

  // Search for description inside text
  var result = fusspos(description, text);
  result = {
    first: Number, // The very first appearance of any word
    start: Number, // An estimate on where the description starts
    middle: Number, // The avg. position of all description words in the text
    end: Number, // An estimate on where the description ends
    last: Number, // The very last appearance of any word
    fussy: Number // between 1 and 0, where 0 is perfect match and 1 is very bad
  };

License

The software is license under "MIT"

Copyright (c) 2013 Andreas Madsen

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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