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Re: Swish-e usage and requirements

From: Roy Tennant <rtennant(at)>
Date: Wed Jun 30 1999 - 16:13:48 GMT
Given the fact that we are not currently distributing AutoSwish (the
interface companion to SWISH-E), some kind of programming ability is
required to set up and configure an interface CGI script. As for running
on a web site hosting service, there isn't any reason why it can't so long
as you have the permission and cooperation of that service to install the
Roy Tennant

On Wed, 30 Jun 1999, Linda Sloan wrote:

> I am new here and am considering Swish-E for a meta-data search engine. I
> would like to know if it really requires any programming knowledge to
> install and maintain ( I am not a programmer, or at least not yet!). I am
> considering using it for my own web site and possibly a major indexing
> project coming up. I only want it to search on meta-tag data as full-test
> searching results in too many irrelevant hits. 
>    I am also concerned whether it can run on a web site hosting service
> such as Netcom/Mindspring. I've been using Frontpage 98 on a stand-alone NT
> 4.0 workstation. Your advice would be appreciated. Thank you.
> Sincerely,
> Linda Kenny Sloan
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Received on Wed Jun 30 09:03:12 1999