[Coco] Anybody willing to put Delphi Msgs on the Web?
lothan at newsguy.com
Fri Aug 5 04:32:09 EDT 2005
If you are willing to share the files you have, I may be able to parse the
data into an indexed database, XML, or some other searchable/importable
> -----Original Message-----
> From: coco-bounces at maltedmedia.com [mailto:coco-bounces at maltedmedia.com]
> On Behalf Of Stephen H. Fischer
> Sent: Friday, August 05, 2005 1:01 AM
> To: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts
> Subject: Re: [Coco] Anybody willing to put Delphi Msgs on the Web?
> This has been a stalled project for me for many years now.
> I doubt the interest is much higher than the zero point.
> If I am wrong, I did do some preliminary thinking about how to do it.
> I have the tools, Paradox for the database part.
> I just built a new PC that is up to the task, (Brag on) 2 x (3.2 GHz cpu),
> 64 bit instruction set , 2 Gig main memory and 640 G RAID 0 Hard drive
> space, 4 HD used, 4 more HDs could be added (Brag off).
> I did some work years ago with the messages on Delphi and learned that the
> tools I had were not powerful enough.
> Thus the purchase of Paradox, but I did not revive the project.
> Some of the files with interesting years totally missing are one drawback,
> the presentation method another.
> Too many of the CoCo'ers do not have the ability to access whatever format
> thought about.
> Different formats are no problem as AWK will allow adjusting for
> differences, AWK reformatted files would be the data base input.
> Stephen H. Fischer
> Dean Leiber wrote:
> > While I've been working on the CoCo/OS-9 Archive CD I've gotten a hold
> > a bunch of Delphi and Compuserve CoCo SIG Messages. They are spread
> > across various files from different sources and while they are archived
> > they aren't particularly useful the way they are. Would someone be
> > willing to organize them, etc. ? I was hoping someone could do some kind
> > of web based reader (or something of that nature) so people could have
> > access to them via the internet. Anyone interested in doing this in
> > copius spare time ;-) ?
> > Dean
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