FOM: organizing

Patrick Peccatte peccatte at
Sat Mar 21 14:46:37 EST 1998

>Vaughan Pratt wrote on Wed, 18 Mar 1998 21:55:11 -0800

>From: Stephen G Simpson <simpson at>
>>Seriously, could you
>>people please give me some feedback about the search engines on the
>>FOM web page at ?

>I've found them extremely helpful in finding old articles for
>cross-referencing etc.  So far I've only used grep but this seems to
>have done everything I needed.

Search engines are indeed very useful but consume phone connection.
Local greps on fom-digests remain useful. I use a small program
dedicated to grep fom-digests on Windows 95 or NT.
This program is available at

Patrick Peccatte

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