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RE[2]: Compared to spotlight?
by evangs on Tue 11th Jul 2006 08:10 UTC in reply to "RE: Compared to spotlight?"
evangs
Member since:
2005-07-07

It's the morning here in the UK, and it's the time of day where I'm not at my best. I might be missing it completely, but how does your reply address the OP's question, "How does it compare to Spotlight?"

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RE[3]: Compared to spotlight?
by kaiwai on Tue 11th Jul 2006 08:27 in reply to "RE[2]: Compared to spotlight?"
kaiwai Member since:
2005-07-06

Spotlight is with MacOS X: SLED is seen as a competitor to Windows; the original poster wants to know about Spotlight vs. Beagle; its pretty simply; if you want spotlight, you've gotta replace your whole machine, with SLED, its a matter of an install, and voila, you're away.

In a nutshell, Beagle (SLED) is available to all, Spotlight is available to only those willing and able to replace their machine with a Mac.

Edited 2006-07-11 08:29

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RE[4]: Compared to spotlight?
by Shane on Tue 11th Jul 2006 08:41 in reply to "RE[3]: Compared to spotlight?"
Shane Member since:
2005-07-06

I actually wanted a comparison between the two implementations. I am not debating which OS is better.

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RE[4]: Compared to spotlight?
by rm6990 on Tue 11th Jul 2006 09:40 in reply to "RE[3]: Compared to spotlight?"
rm6990 Member since:
2005-07-04

Ummmm, I think you failed to answer his question as well. He wants to know SPECIFICALLY the relative merits of spotlight and beagle. He wasn't asking about costs, compatability, underlying OS, etc. He was asking SPECIFICALLY about which works better, which is faster, which indexes more filetypes, etc etc.

Christ people, learn to read.

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RE[4]: Compared to spotlight?
by Cymro on Tue 11th Jul 2006 09:47 in reply to "RE[3]: Compared to spotlight?"
Cymro Member since:
2005-07-07

"the original poster wants to know about Spotlight vs. Beagle; its pretty simply; if you want spotlight, you've gotta replace your whole machine, with SLED, its a matter of an install, and voila, you're away."

So a feature can't be the world's best unless it's on the "world's best" operating system? (ie. your favourite)

Anyway, what do you mean "you have to replace your whole machine"? Doesn't that depend on what machine you already own? I didn't have to replace mine to use Spotlight!

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RE[4]: Compared to spotlight?
by Duffman on Tue 11th Jul 2006 10:15 in reply to "RE[3]: Compared to spotlight?"
Duffman Member since:
2005-11-23

No the original poster wants to know how Beagle is better implemented than spotlight. He doesn't care about political issues ...

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