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- From: Brad Friederichs <brad(--nospam--at)ve-solutions.com>
- Date: Tue, 23 Mar 1999 18:04:19 -0800
Steve, I use the 67-91 UBC from time to time and have found it useful. It may be slightly more difficult to use than the book itself but I don't have all of those old codes so it is easier for me. The format is the same as you mentioned though. Brad Friederichs VE Solutions, Inc. Sacramento At 09:27 AM 3/23/99 -0800, you wrote: >A few years ago I tried out the UBC on CD-ROM. It was the first >one they issued, and it was disappointing. It consisted of the >scanned-in text of the UBC. There were no hyperlinks or other >navigational aids. All you could do was search for a word. Since >the text was scanned and then OCR'd, you couldn't even count on it >being correct. Rather, you had to verify it with your printed copy, or >using the non-searchable pre-OCR version that was also included >on the CD. > >Now I see that ICBO has issued the 1967-1991 codes on one CD >($200 for members). This seems like it could be a valuable >reference if it is well done. Has anyone had a chance to try it? Is it >any better than the early attempts? > >How about the 97 UBC on CD-ROM? I hope that at the very least, >when the text contains a reference to another section in the UBC, >you can click on it and go there. > >Mark W. Nienberg, S.E. >Steven Tipping + associates >Berkeley, CA >mwn(--nospam--at)tipping.com > >
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