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RE: looking for an accessible user friendly free search tool:

From: Patrick Lauke <P.H.Lauke@salford.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2006 15:12:15 +0100
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> David Poehlman

> I need a free search tool which is 508 compliant, accessible 
> and user  
> friendly.  We are not above building one but if there is one already  
> available or an example we can follow, it would be helpful to 
> have it  
> pointed out?

We're running HtDig with a slightly customised set of template files here
at Salford http://search.salford.ac.uk. It's not perfect, but does the job
and is reasonably easy to hack (although it won't do XHTML, unless you
fancy tweaking the engine's source and recompiling).

Patrick
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