Re: Search keyword dialog box in Mosaic 2.0pre0?

Marc VanHeyningen <>
From: Marc VanHeyningen <>
To: Steve Putz <>
Subject: Re: Search keyword dialog box in Mosaic 2.0pre0? 
In-reply-to: Your message of "Thu, 22 Jul 1993 09:09:19 PDT."
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 1993 12:20:28 -0500
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Status: RO
Thus wrote: Steve Putz
>From:	" (Arnold Bloemer)" <>
>> I also really miss highlighting of keywords in the found text.  This
>> feature is present in xwais and xgopher and is the main reason for me
>> that I still use xwais.
>This might more properly be a server function than a client one.
>Depending on the server, there is no guarantee how the "keywords" used
>to find the document correspond to any words in the document.
>I can image a server marking up the document with some appropriate
>highlight emphasis tags around the matching keywords.  This would have
>an advantage in cases where the server does sophisticated stemming,
>etc, of search keywords.

The UCSTRI does this, although not in an extremely elegant fashion.
It tends to look a little funny, because Xmosaic will wrap in the
middle of words if emphasis changes (e.g. if I have


it may wrap in the middle of the word.  I'm guessing this is a Motif
text bug?

I agree that it's a server function rather than a client one, in

- Marc
Marc VanHeyningen  MIME, RIPEM & HTTP spoken here