help-gnu-emacs
[Top][All Lists]
Advanced

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

Re: Elisp: Search a File Without Visiting?


From: taashlo
Subject: Re: Elisp: Search a File Without Visiting?
Date: 16 Jun 2003 13:48:43 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3

Sam Halliday <address@hidden> writes:
> taashlo AT sandia DOT gov wrote:
> > I've written some elisp so that when I hit a key
> > sequence (C-ct) a thesaurus lookup of the word
> <snip>
> > [1] ftp://ibiblio.org/pub/docs/books/gutenberg/etext02/mthes10.zip
> 
> this is not a direct answer to your question; but are you aware of the
> aiksaurus project? [http://aiksaurus.sourceforge.net] which is a GPL'ed
> command line and GUI frontend to the gutenberg thesaurus which you have
> referenced (they distribute a much smaller binary data file with their
> package). if you did not know of aiksaurus' existence, then maybe its
> funtionality can aid your elisp.
> 
> i am not aware of any elisp wrapper to that program, but if you intent
> to write one, i would most certainly be interrested in using it!! :-D

Sam, I will probably look in to this in the future, but for now I'm
going to try using Kai's idea of using grep to do the search.

Thanks,
Tad


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]