Re: [NTLK] Apple Newton Search Question

From: Jon Glass <>
Date: Wed Apr 22 2009 - 01:12:31 EDT

On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 12:08 AM, Karen Tang <> wrote:
> According to my understanding, if I search a text string in a Newton
> device, Newton provides a "find" button for the search.
> 1. Do the build-in Newton applications have any metadata for their data?
> 2. Do you mean the text search is full text based? Do you know any
> articles or functions talk about this?
> 3. Can the third-party applications provide metadata for their data? If
> they can, how do the third-party applications conduct the search?

All data on the Newton is stored in the form of a database. These
databases are, I believe, indexed, but as to "metadata" such a term
was not used. When you search, you are searching the indexed data of
the databases.

 -Jon Glass
Krakow, Poland
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