Subject Re: [ib-support] Re: Searchable message base of this forum
Author Paul Schmidt
On 10 Jul 2002 at 4:07, csswa wrote:

> Ya know, what we really need is for some clever person to write a bot
> that:
> 1) connects to Yahoo and retrieves individual messages. e.g.
>{through to highest
> message}?expand=1
> 2) parses the message body html -- your choice of tool (PHP, whatever)
> 3) indexes the message header and footer (poster, date, etc.)
> 4) indexes the message body contents (words), and stores the original
> page
> Now that would be sweet! Before you ask -- no, I'm far to lazy to do
> it... although I do have some time on my hands... hmmmm...

I have been thinking of doing something similar but without indexing every word, I
started storing them a couple of months ago, but haven't gotten around to writing a
parser, thinking about using Perl, but I need to learn it first.....

Paul Schmidt, President
Tricat Technologies