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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • The author's name is "Logvinov", which has the same Soundex code as "lesbian". From an earlier discussion (which I can't find -- maybe it wasn't on use.perl.org), it seems that search.cpan.org does a Soundex search on the author section if it can't find anything else (or maybe always, though I'd expect that to lead to more frequent weird results).
    • Indeed. For example, try searching for "demon" amongst CPAN authors [cpan.org]

      ;-)

      • dynamo demean domino domain daemon Dunham Damon demon
        can Caine chime come cony cane conn coon chin cayenne Cheney Cheyenne came chummy Chen canna chum coma chain Cowan cameo coney chine canny CUNY con Conway chimney Cain comma coin cam canoe Connie Cohn Cohen china cone

        "dynamo cameo?"
        "demean comma?"
        • With better 'words':

          demean danaine domino damiana daimen domain dominie dionym daman donum denim damine daemony dayman Danian demon Danainae diamine daimon Dahomeyan Damon deywoman dynamo Demon Dahoman daemon domine Damnonii Danaan diammine

          come Chauna canna cameo coony Chane chine Chinee con coom cheyney chime chawan cumay Cayenne couma conn cawney came Chiam chummy Chin Chayma Chwana Chun china Cham cohune cane cyan coynye coma Coan coin cam canoe Connie cyme cion cony Cheney commie Chouan choana chum Cana Chien caeoma chena Cohen coyan Cuna cunye caum Came Chama Cheyenne chien Cuon Cowan caama comma cany chunnia chino cham coiny chun chyme chimney cine cauma caam Canna chamma cone coween can cwm chinoa coon chin Conoy chinny cyma Chumawi chain Chian canny Cain coomy chymia Cyanea cayenne Chen Chimu cain cum

          From which we can see that Soundex mostly sucks, really.