Re: Index vs. Search

Subject: Re: Index vs. Search
From: Joanne Sprott <afterwords -at- aweditorial -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2007 20:07:08 -0500

My apologies, Al. I must have misread the embedded stuff on the original
message. Confusing indention.


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al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com wrote:
> Uh....actually Ned Bedinger wrote that; although, I tend to agree with
> what he said.
>> Al Geist wrote:
>>> I agree, given a typical help file or electronic documentation, full
>>> text searching (FTS) is the only tool of value. Indexes these days, and
>>> even hyperlinked indexed, are mostly there for appearances, and are not
>>> developed systematically or thoroughly. If they were well developed,
>>> that would be a different fantasy, but as things exist today,
>>> fuggedaboutit, most of them are too mickey mouse to be useful.

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