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[Bug 5509] [FT] Semantics of distance wrt overlapping tokens at same starting position is unclear

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------- Comment #3 from holstege@mathling.com  2008-02-28 19:34 -------
It can come into play when we talk about phrases, I think -- 
a phrase being an ordered sequence of tokens. However, I believe that
non-determinism doesn't matter in practice, because phrase matching
is implementation-dependent anyhow, and we want to allow implementations
to come to their own conclusions about matching overlapping tokens in
such cases (cf the Dampfschiffmumble example)
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