Building a search engine into a project

miscdas at miscdas at
Mon May 5 15:24:00 EDT 2003

Ray Bennett writes:
> Relative to expandable and searchable without the DB, however, there may 
> be a million right answers, but one classic HyperCard approach would be to 
> basically create a card catalog 

> Finally, don't neglect the "browse" effect.  You know, when you wander 
> through the bookstore and see related titles near each other on the shelf. 
>  This is where our old buddy Dewey comes in handy.

If you go this route, you don't need to be so formal as to use the Dewey 
system, but you could just use your own sytem, be it numbers, characters, or 
entire descriptive words that classify the books into various groups. 


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