A division of Hitachi spun out a desktop-proxy server that indexes all the
urls you visit, allowing you to sort and backtrack where you've been.
Bill Gross, that Caltech crazyman is at it again... answers anytime
Two more examples that I really ought to have the courage of my
convictions. Adam and Ernie can document that these were business ideas
many many moons ago already.
PS. XeNT seems happier now, if bored:
6:03pm up 2 days, 1:45, 1 user, load average: 0.00, 0.01, 0.00
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