Re: [RML] FAQ was camallanus

Ed Romana (erom at
Sun, 27 Jul 1997 16:49:01 -0700 (PDT)


Nowadays "AltaVista Search Personal eXtension" can be downloaded
for a free 30 day trial from:

I see that the there is now also a new Win95 version besides NT and Alpha.



At 04:50 PM 7/27/97 +1000, you wrote:
>At 01:04 AM 7/26/97 -0700, Ed wrote:
>>Every time I delete rainbowfish list menages from my computer I wonder about
>>the information content of such a rainbow fish FAQ list.
>>I wonder if some one has kept rainbowfish list messages for a long time.
>>How long has this list been in existence. If such a rainbow fish
>>archive does exist how many mega bite is it.
>>There is a wonderful search program called "AltaVista Search Personal
>>This is a "dictionary" type of search engine. That is after the dictionary is
>>created from all the words in a local hard drive, word searches over the
>>entire data base, which could be huge, are almost instantaneous.
>>Evaluation trial copies of this program were free downloads.
>Ed, I have been after something like this for a long time! :)
>Can you tell me where to get it?
>Regards, Andrew
>Frex the Castor Dragon aka Andrew Boyd - frex at
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