Does the question assume proper prefix?


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    I am getting following

    Input: ["a","a","b"]
    Output: "a"
    Expected: ""

    "a" is indeed a prefix of itself? Does the question assume can it only be proper prefix?


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    Now if I modify the code such that it works only for proper prefixes then it gives the following:

    Input: ["c","c"]
    Output: ""
    Expected: "c"

    Now both can't be right. Is it possible that I have misunderstood the question? I assume we are finding the longest prefix among all pairs of strings in the given array of strings.


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