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Associated article: Matching Wildcards: An Algorithm

Tags: Parallel     C/C++     .NET     Design     Database    

Published source code accompanying the article by Kirk J. Krauss in which he presents an elegant wildcard string matching algorithm that you'll find efficient and useful

					Matching Wildcards: An Algorithm
by Kirk J. Krauss


// This function compares text strings, one of which can have wildcards ('*').
//
BOOL GeneralTextCompare(
        char * pTameText,             // A string without wildcards
        char * pWildText,             // A (potentially) corresponding string with wildcards
        BOOL bCaseSensitive = FALSE,  // ...							
										
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