[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: DECTalk Indexing and Emacspeak



>>>>> "Bryan" == Bryan R Smart <bsmart@santee.cs.cofc.edu> writes:

    Bryan> This is my current method, but, in lengthy
    Bryan> documents such as computerized books, an
    Bryan> incremental search is not the best method for
    Bryan> finding your current position.  

Again, if you are reading computerized books you should be
relying on Emacs' outlining features to read the book a
chapter at a time 

 Bryan>The best way that
    Bryan> I have found to get around this is to wait to
    Bryan> hear an infrequently used word, and use it in the
    Bryan> search.  Do you believe that all forms of
    Bryan> indexing will produce some sort of problem that
    Bryan> offsets the benefits, or is it more of a problem
    Bryan> of insufficient time to code such a feature?

A combination of both. 
You may be able to refute the former by putting effort into
the latter.

    Bryan> ---Original Message--- Date: Tue, 19 Jan 1999
    Bryan> 11:34:40 -0800 (PST) Cc: emacspeak@cs.vassar.edu
    Bryan> Reply-To: raman@Adobe.COM From: "T. V. Raman"
    Bryan> <raman@Adobe.COM>

    Bryan>    stop speech and do an incremental search on
    Bryan> the word you heard last.

    Bryan>    -- Best Regards, --raman

    Bryan> 	 Adobe Systems Tel: 1 408 536 3945 (W14-128)
    Bryan> Advanced Technology Group Fax: 1 408 537 4042
    Bryan> W14-128 345 Park Avenue Email: raman@adobe.com
    Bryan> San Jose , CA 95110 -2704 Email:
    Bryan> raman@cs.cornell.edu
    Bryan> http://labrador.corp.adobe.com/~raman/ (Adobe
    Bryan> Intranet)
    Bryan> http://cs.cornell.edu/home/raman/raman.html
    Bryan> (Cornell)
    Bryan> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
    Bryan> Disclaimer: The opinions expressed are my own and
    Bryan> in no way should be taken as representative of my
    Bryan> employer, Adobe Systems Inc.
    Bryan> ____________________________________________________________



    Bryan> -- Bryan R. Smart E-Mail: bsmart@pobox.com System
    Bryan> Administrator Home Page:
    Bryan> http://www.pobox.com/~bsmart Department of
    Bryan> Computer Science Home Phone: 843-953-2721 the
    Bryan> College of Charleston DCS Phone: 843-814-7627
    Bryan> (814-SMARt)

-- 
Best Regards,
--raman

      Adobe Systems                 Tel: 1 408 536 3945   (W14-128)
      Advanced Technology Group     Fax: 1 408 537 4042 
      W14-128 345 Park Avenue     Email: raman@adobe.com 
      San Jose , CA 95110 -2704     Email:  raman@cs.cornell.edu
      http://labrador.corp.adobe.com/~raman/        (Adobe Intranet)
      http://cs.cornell.edu/home/raman/raman.html    (Cornell)
----------------------------------------------------------------------
    Disclaimer: The opinions expressed are my own and in no way should be taken
as representative of my employer, Adobe Systems Inc.
____________________________________________________________

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
       To unsubscribe or change your address send mail to
"emacspeak-request@cs.vassar.edu" with a subject of "unsubscribe" or "help"


Emacspeak Files | Subscribe | Unsubscribe