RE: Indexes for online use

Subject: RE: Indexes for online use
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2010 08:24:02 -0800

Full-text search is great if you're sufficiently familiar with the subject matter to know what text to search for. But sometimes there is just no replacement for being able to scan an index to see that what you're looking for actually has a different name that you might never have thought to search for. As always, it depends on the level of knowledge of your expected readers.

Gene Kim-Eng

------- Original Message -------
On 4/8/2010 12:20 AM M. Maler wrote:
I've convinced my current client to invest in a decent index, but as I
work on it, I find myself using full-text search to locate my own index
entries to check their targets, and I'm starting to wonder if maybe my
end users might not be inclined to do the same.

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