Re: [htdig] A few very good ideas...... I hope?

Subject: Re: [htdig] A few very good ideas...... I hope?
From: Geoff Hutchison (
Date: Wed Jun 28 2000 - 21:32:49 PDT

On Wed, 28 Jun 2000, Morgan Fruchtnicht wrote:

> Make a configurable delay that is set in a config file.


> Make a command line search engine(for integration into propietary
> things, not necessarily a cgi web page even) with lots of options.

You can run htsearch from the command-line.

> Partial word searching - If I search for "fruchtnicht" I find my
> name, but if I search for "frucht" I find nothing:( Or am I
> missing something on that one?

You want either the prefix or substring fuzzy algorithms.
See <>

> All these would be incredibly usefull to me and I'm sure many
> other people as well!

Yup, that's why they're in there. :-)

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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