RE: Survey sez: your favorite local-drive search tool

Subject: RE: Survey sez: your favorite local-drive search tool
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2010 10:06:26 -0400

I rejected an early version of Google's desktop search because it
required an Internet connection in order to configure local settings.
That smelled bad to me at the time (and still does), but I'm not sure if
they still require it.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: McLauchlan, Kevin
> Sent: Friday, March 19, 2010 10:03 AM
> To: Richard Mateosian; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Survey sez: your favorite local-drive search tool
>
> ... I did try Google desktop search a few years ago, and can't
> remember why I didn't want to keep it. I might give it
> another whirl. I just can't shake the nagging suspicion that
> the company that wants to own the world by indexing it is
> somehow snooping into proprietary content if I let them in...
> but then, I could say the same about Microsoft. But the
> philosophical difference is that Microsoft-anything is
> mandated by my employer, while Google is not.
>


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References:
Survey sez: your favorite local-drive search tool: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
Re: Survey sez: your favorite local-drive search tool: From: Richard Mateosian
RE: Survey sez: your favorite local-drive search tool: From: McLauchlan, Kevin

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