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>On Thu, 13 Feb 1997, Cooper N. Melton wrote: >> Jeff &/or Paula wrote: >> >I think a T3 FAQ is a great idea. I'm always deleting items that I'm >> >sure I'll be wondering about 6 months from now. >> Hear, hear! I agree. Whatd'ya say, Greg? > > Cooper, Jeff &/or Paula--you're all volunteering? Great! ;) > > As a Type III junkie, I'll admit it--I've saved virtually *all* >of the messages posted to the list. :-o I just looked last night, and >I believe that it works out to something like 4.5MB of text! Yikes! > > I actually created a FileMaker Pro database for all of the posts-- >I paste in the text of useful messages, then click on category boxes (e.g. >engine, NOS, contact person, etc.). This way I can search for, say, any >posts having to do with "NOS and engine and electrical" if I'm looking >for, say, info on availability of original fuel injection connectors or >something. > > Problem is, I've only gone through about 70 or 100 messages to >date, and at the rate posts are happening, I'm just losing ground. > > If there are any volunteers who want to create a T3 FAQ, I'll be >glad to help get the ball rolling by passing on raw data from the mailing >list. I would volunteer myself, but I've got too many projects at the >moment--Type III *and* other stuff. Simply can't do it now. > >-Greg >'71 squareback >'63 Beetle Volks, I am currently investigating the possibility of using an applesearch engine to archive mail messages. This could be a good solution for the list (although it's not an FAQ). I'll keep everyone informed of progress. Regards, Steve Farmer --------------------------------------------------- Heads Together Systems Pty Ltd PO Box 461 Rozelle, NSW, 2039 Sydney, Australia Net: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 612 9982 6767 Fax: 612 9981 3081 Visit our Web Site at http://www.hts.com.au Minds are like parachutes, they work best when open.