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Re: lHow to do a reverse word list in Perl

From:Dirk Elzinga <dirk.elzinga@...>
Date:Friday, October 27, 2006, 13:32
On 10/27/06, Mark Reed <markjreed@...> wrote:
> I saw the subject and thought you meant a translating list in the > opposite direction. Why would you want to sort a word list in > alphabetical order according to the backward spelling of the word? I > feel I'm missing an application here.
Since you're sorting from the end, all words sharing a suffix will be grouped together.This can be a big help if you're doing a morphological analysis. Dirk


René Uittenbogaard <ruittenb@...>
Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>