On Monday 02 May 2005 08:10 am, Christian Neukirchen wrote:
> Randy Kramer <rhkramer / gmail.com> writes:
> > My conclusion: a free format database works best for me, better if it
> > allows you to include pictures, sketches, blobs, whatever, and allows a
> > wide variety of search criteria (boolean, proximity (both like in words
> > within a specified distance of each other, and something like soundex to
> > deal with typos or similar), ...).  Better still if:
> >    * the content is indexed for faster searching (at least for common
> > searches)
> >    * arbitrary structure (tags) can be added or is implicit
>
> Hal now probably has a chicken-and-egg problem, because that is rather
> similar to what he wants to write, no? :-)

I wasn't clear on that, but if so, I'd suggest he try askSam (maybe an early 
version, like 3.0--ignore the wordprocessor fluff) and then think about a 
Linux workalike.  

Which is basically what I am trying to do, using wiki(s) as sort of a 
(temporary) back end.

regards,
Randy Kramer