[thelist] loopy URLs produced by search engines

timothy booker tim at yaffle.org
Thu Aug 29 14:09:01 CDT 2002

Tony Crockford wrote:

> http://www.uk.olivesoftware.com/
> where you can search through facsimile copies (scanned images) of
> newspapers and have your search word highlighted on the image (spooky,
> darlings...)
> Who'd like to guess how that works then?

Probably each article is indexed by some OCR software.  Then, when you
view an article, the particular paragraph containing the search word is
OCRed again and highlighted dynamically.





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