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Re: a request for WRI

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg55145] Re: [mg55000] a request for WRI
  • From: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 03:43:45 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200503091134.GAA06977@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at gmail.com>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Wow, that was fast. When was this released?


On Sun, 13 Mar 2005 12:06:01 -0600, Zhe Hu <iamhuzhe at gmail.com> wrote:
> http://library.wolfram.com/infocenter/Demos/5596/
> 
> On Wed, 9 Mar 2005 06:34:25 -0500 (EST), Chris Chiasson
> <chris.chiasson at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear WRI,
> >
> > Google Desktop Search 1.0 was released recently. It has an API so that
> > plugins for different file formats may be added. I would write a
> > plugin to search Mathematica notebooks, but I really only know how to
> > program in Mathematica...
> >
> > Mathematica notebooks have a bunch of special formatting, preventing
> > their indexing as a normal "text" file (even though it is plain text
> > readable). Could you guys/gals write a plugin for GDS that gives all
> > symbols from input cells and all text from non-input cells over to the
> > search engine? This would catch all function calls and all user
> > defined variables. One good side benefit is that they might finally
> > add .nb search to the main search engine later.
> >
> > I dunno. I just wanna be able to search my notebooks for old code! :-)
> >
> > Please help.
> >
> > Thank you,
> > --
> > Chris Chiasson
> > Kettering University
> > Mechanical Engineering
> > Graduate Student
> > 1 810 265 3161
> >
> >
> 


-- 
Chris Chiasson
Kettering University
Mechanical Engineering
Graduate Student
1 810 265 3161


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