A Free Idea: Search Engine for Webpages

Rob Hall bloke at ii.net
Tue Aug 27 03:52:10 CEST 2002

Isn't this what htdig does?

It is _very_ extensive and cross platform.


"Serge Boiko" <boiko at demogr.mpg.de> wrote in message
news:m27kig8qw1.fsf at boiko_linux.demogr.mpg.de...
> I've just came up with the idea which IMHO looks attracting.
> Imagine that you have a looong web page and you'd like to find
> entries of some phrase, not all of them are of interest. You run your
> software on that page and it builds a list of all entries; clicking on
> the entry will bring you to the place it occurs.
> So it's something like pydoc, but works on an arbitrary web-page.
> I would love to do it myself, but I'm about to finish my PhD thesis;
> so I have no chance. If anyone is interested to accomplish such a
> project I would be happy. Or maybe it's already done? Then I would be
> happy to know about that.
> -Serge

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