[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Using Sherlock

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From: Joe Lewis Wilkins <PepeToo@...>
Date: Sat, 09 Oct 1999 10:00:22 -0700

I wrote:

> <snip>
> > >Some of you - the really bright ones - are going to say "Dummy, I've
> > >been using
> > >Sherlock since day one - how do you think I come up with my great
> > >references?";
> > >well, I thought you had eidetic memories or something like that.
> Mel Patrick wrote:
> > Well, I certainly don't qualify for being bright, but I've been using
> > UltraFind on FB source files and it makes SherLock seem more like
> > SherLuck. If you want max power searching, check it out.
> >
> > I did try Sherlock once for searching the internet. Nope. Didn't
> > impress me. Course I still don't qualify for the bright category so
> > your milage may vary...;-)
> What did I tell you? Guess eidetic is spelled "UltraFind" and the advantage of
> being off in some ungodly place, half way across the world. Now I'll waste
> half of the weekend finding and getting up to speed with another new toy. You
> didn't say it was freeware; shareware perhaps? Seems like this code swapping
> thingy doesn't save much time in the long run. Hopefully, we at least become
> more accomplished FBers.
> That's some cushy job that allows you to spend "hours" on the net.  *-}
> Guess I'll use Sherlock to find UltraFind.

Gee, Mel. In about 5 seconds, after I identified all of the areas on the Net I
wanted searched - some five or six items that took another 10 to 15 seconds max.
- I got a list of 41 items/articles/apps/noticias, etc. re UltraFind - much more
than I probably want or can digest in this lifetime. I think I'll save my
Saturday and continue to use Sherlock. By the by; sorry, I get you UKers
confused. I was thinking you are in nz rather than ca.  *-}

Cheers? Joe Wilkins