Re: htdig: Anyone Try Excite?

Jan Torreele (
Wed, 9 Sep 1998 16:35:13 +0200 (CEST)

On Wed, 9 Sep 1998, Richard Bingle wrote:

> >The one thing excite does offer that htdig doesn't, that I'd love to
> >see in htdig, is the ability to index off of the local filesystem
> >rather than through http.
> This seems to be the hot topic this week. While indexing off of the
> local filesystem does have its advantages, the use of http instead of
> the local filesystem was one of the reasons I chose to use htdig.
> Please don't remove http as a digging option in future releases!

Same here. We collect the URLs with htdig but index them with excite.

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