Quoting <20000322092721.F955 at online.ie>
by "John P. Looney" <jplooney-ilug at online.ie>:
> On Tue, Mar 21, 2000 at 06:36:35PM -0000, Kenn Humborg mentioned:
> > > Can a user-space prog wait on any port (over 1024)? and thus
> > > be a proxy so none of the admins would need to help implement this
> > Yes. That's exactly what I had in mind.
>> In that case, it would rock. To make it extra cool, though it would have
> to keep a log of what you are reading, and then index each & every page,
> with htDig or something when the machine isn't in use. Have a nice web
> front end running to do the search. Then, you could bookmark it right
> beside Alta Vista.
Didn't Digital (as was) release something with the AltaVista brand
name, that was a personal search engine? I can only vaguely recollect
what it did, but when I first read Kenn's idea, I was sure I'd heard
it somewhere before. Could just be my addled brain 8)
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