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From: Doug Yowza <>
Date: Mon Dec 7 22:30:08 1998

On Mon, 7 Dec 1998, Barry A. Watzman wrote:

> Back in the 70's, there was an individual who sold indexes to the
> various computer magazines (in hard copy format, and perhaps on Disk).
> I bought it and have a copy of it somewhere, but there is very little
> chance that I could now find it.

If anybody has the digital version of this, I'll offer to help get it up
on the web in usable form.

> The later issues, starting sometime in the 80's, are indexed in Computer
> Library, a $1,000 per year Ziff-Davis service on a monthly CD-ROM (in
> fact, not only are they indexed, but I believe that the text of the
> entire magazine is included in the service)(yes, I know that ZD is a
> competitor of McGraw Hill, which publishes Byte, but Computer Library
> has competing publications).
> But this didn't start until the late 80's.

Somebody at BYTE made an attempt to create an index of his own in the late
80's, and made them available via ftp from uunet:

BYTE also published issues on CD-ROM from, I think, 1990 on, and you can
search their web site for articles from 1994 on:

-- Doug
Received on Mon Dec 07 1998 - 22:30:08 GMT

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