Re: Search Engines on CD-ROMs

Subject: Re: Search Engines on CD-ROMs
From: "Kevin A. Broccoli" <brocindx -at- CATSKILL -dot- NET>
Date: Sat, 21 Nov 1998 09:15:39 -0500

>Does anyone out there have experience with using search engines on CD-ROMs?
>And, if so, which engines? Did they run on most platforms (WIN 3.11, 95,
>98, MAC, Unix etc) and did the users find them easy enough to use? How easy
>were they to incorporate in the CD-ROM autorun.exe structure.
>If this subject is too specific for the general list, please reply to me
>directly at steven -at- radmail -dot- rad -dot- co -dot- il -dot-

Although there are search engines for cd-roms, if there is going to be a
substantial amount of information you might want to use an index instead.
It is far superior. See the following URL for an article discussing this:

Kevin A. Broccoli
Broccoli Information Management
brocindx -at- catskill -dot- net
Chair Person/Vice-President of the New York Chapter
of the American Society of Indexers
Co-Coordinator for the Web Indexing Special Interest Group of ASI
Member of the ASI Web Committee
Co-Indexer for ASI Web site

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