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Subject:Re: OED is ONLINE! More.... From:"Bergen, Jane" <janeb -at- ANSWERSOFT -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 30 Oct 1997 11:51:48 -0600
Sorry, the original message was to alert everyone to the OED going
online. It appears that it's not quite ready for general use. There is a
link on that page that will send you to the home page. They give an
explanation there about the site. Basically, when it's ready, it will be
by subscription. A few features are available now, FREE, and to the
general public. I posted the URL because I remember someone had asked,
and a lot of other people seemed interested. I have no information other
than what is on the web site. Considering the cost of a paper OED, a
subscription is probably justified.
For now, I've bookmarked it and will continue to check it. What a great
service when it finally gets up and running!!
On Thursday, October 30, 1997 11:09 AM, Matt Ion
[SMTP:soundy -at- mail -dot- bc -dot- rogers -dot- wave -dot- ca] wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Oct 1997 10:00:53 -0500, Marie C. Paretti wrote:
> >>Sometime ago, someone on the list asked if the OED (Oxford English
> >>Dictionary) was online. I never saw an answer, but today I found it.
> >>you're interested, take a look"
> >Not quite. I just checked it out and you can't search it without a
> Worse: they want a SPECIFIC password! ;-)
> Is there any information there on OBTAINING a password to view the
> site? Might almost be worth a few bucks for a monthly/yearly/whatever
> "subscription" to the site (especially for those of us with a
> 'net connection).
> Your friend and mine,
> <insert standard disclaimer here>
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