On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 11:09 PM, Dave Lilley <dglnz2 / gmail.com> wrote:
> ... best approach would be to use the built in MYSQL soundex.
>
> I'd like to do something like this...
> (lost the url but the sample code was this...)
>
> select soundex(hello)
>
> result was I think H400 or something like that.

Sounds reasonable to let MySQL handle it:

> I'm using sequel for the DB access so anyone know of a way to do this
> from within that gem?

What have you tried that did not work?