You can add tagging to Windows Desktop Search on XP / 2003 by installing
PHLAT interface from Microsoft Research.
GeoSciSoft - Perth, Australia
"Jonathan" <Jonathan@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> You may want to look into Microsoft Or Google Desktop search, but i dont
> think they provide tagging functioanlity like you want. Also, there would
> no guarentee these tags would be winfs compatible, so you would be
> your work. IF winfs beta 2 is comming out soon, and releast early next
> i think it might be worth the wait, and not worth the time of doing things
> your file system at this time.
> "davidd31415" wrote:
>> I'm looking for alternatives to use for organizing my files until WinFS
>> is released. Until now I've flip-flopped between organizing based on
>> categories and file types.
>> I wrote a PHP/mySQL script to organize my bookmarks in the way that I
>> would now like to organize my files; each bookmark is associated with
>> all categories that it fits into and bookmarks can be found by matching
>> one or more categories. This helps in any case where I might forget
>> what category first came to mind when storing the file since I can
>> usually remember at least one of them.
>> I'd like to organize my files in the same manner. From what I
>> understand, WinFS will make file storage similar to this but I would
>> like to have something to use now. Is there anything out there today
>> that is similar? I'm tempted to begin working on my own application
>> but I fear by the time I have it completed WinFS will be released and
>> all the work will go to waste.