Re: htdig: Any smaller/simpler programs out there

Avi Rappoport (
Tue, 17 Nov 1998 13:20:32 -0800

At 11:46 AM -0800 11/17/98, Patrick Stallard wrote:
> Hi all,
> ht:/Dig looks like a great program (I haven't tried installing it yet), but
> it seems like a lot more than I need. I only need to search a small handful
> of technical documents. Does anyone know if there's any simpler (free) way
> to search a small directory tree? JavaScript, or a little Perl script, or
> something?
Yes ht://Dig is wonderful but kindof intimidating for non-Unix-wizards
(like me). Please see my site: <> for lots of
alternatives. I don't think you can do it in JavaScript but Perl, Java,
remote indexing, little CGIs -- there are a lot of options.

Avi Rappoport, Web Site Search Tools Maven: <>
Guide to Site Indexing and Local Search Engines: <>
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