• Subject: Re: Word Occurrences
  • From: boldt@xxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2000 09:41:17 -0500

Mark wrote:
>Before I start to reinvent the wheel, does anyone have a
>routine/program/module that would build a file/list of word occurrences.
>Basically we have a free from 60 byte "Customer Comment" field that I
>like to read through and come up with a word occurrence list:  i.e.
>Word               Occurrences in File
>great         112
>good               100
>service        88
>Bad            76
>etc., etc.

I know RPG fans will hate me for saying this, but this
looks like an ideal application for Perl.  About a dozen
lines of Perl code should do it.  A Google search on
"word count Perl" came up with this web page:
which discusses counting words in a file (among other

Cheers!  Hans

Hans Boldt, ILE RPG Development, IBM Toronto Lab, boldt@ca.ibm.com

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