[LRUG] Recursion diversion

Andrew Stewart boss at airbladesoftware.com
Mon Oct 28 02:43:48 PDT 2013

On 28 Oct 2013, at 09:03, Andrew Stewart <boss at airbladesoftware.com> wrote:
> On 25 Oct 2013, at 15:21, Andrew Stewart <boss at airbladesoftware.com> wrote:
>> Given two strings a and b, I would like to find all the occasions where the letters of b appear in the same order in a.  The result should be an array of arrays where each inner array contains the indices of b's matches in a.
> Thanks, everyone, for all the solutions.  I admire the ingenuity (deviousness?) of your thinking.

P.S. I forgot to say what all this was for: scoring how well an abbreviation matches a string.  In particular, how well a file path is matched.



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