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[Well, I'm mostly kidding.  But it seems every issue I have to type in 
the new button for the new release...-Jason]

NAME
    KingFisher

VERSION
    2.9

SYNOPSIS
    An update to the PREMIER "Fish Disk" & CD-ROM software catalog
    maintenance and search tool available to all Amigas with KS2.04
    or later.  See PURPOSE section below for more details.

NEW FEATURES
    ----- KingFisher 2.9 ------------------------------------------
    Display formatting       - all promised features implemented!
    Display proportions      - adjusts gadgets to screen resolution!
    Prettier logo            - uses available display pens (KS 3.x)
    Gadget images            - bad use of 4th (blue) color fixed

    ----- KFServer 2.9 --------------------------------------------
    OnDisk index supported   - Potentially big reduction of RAM use
    Minor fixes              - VersionLinks & deleting; uptime

    ----- RexxFisher 2.9 ------------------------------------------
    Display formatting       - same fixes as with KingFisher 2.9

PURPOSE
    KingFisher is a tool specifically designed to maintain and
    search one or more databases for software.  The program permits
    manual browsing, but offers a powerful expression parser through
    which you can explain to KingFisher exactly what you are looking
    for.

    The layout of database records for display is programmable, as
    is the format used for printing and that for writing records to
    a file.  This permits complete customization, separately for
    each database.

    KingFisher uses a resizable GadTools window on the default
    public screen or on a custom screen, offers the choice of both
    smart and simple refresh windows, and supports proportional
    fonts (including scalable fonts) of nearly any size.

    KingFisher supports more than one database, and databases that
    are larger than a single disk volume, which are spread over any
    number of disks to be mounted on request.

    Using advanced Client-Server Technology, KingFisher supports
    multiple simultaneous users with a minimum of memory overhead
    (as little as 30K) for each user (an ARexx-based interface
    named RexxFisher provides a BBS with the means to serve many
    databases to many users!)  KingFisher's multi-user support in
    NO WAY hinders its value in a single-user environment!

    KingFisher is localized.  Catalogs are supplied for Dansk,
    Deutsch, Espanol, Nederlands, Suomi, and Svenska.  More are
    expected as translators are found (hint, hint!)

    Fully integrated AmigaGuide help provides context sensitive
    assistance and information on menu items and gadgets under
    the mouse pointer.  Hundreds of links cross-reference over
    150K of documentation.

    KingFisher comes with a complete, read-to-use database of
    descriptions for Fred's "Fish Disks" 1-1000!  The command
    "Install database..." helps adding existing databases from
    CD-ROM.

REQUIREMENTS
    With Fish Disk Database (1.5MB), approximately 2.2MB of harddisk
    space is needed.  The program requires about 300K of memory to
    run, depending on the size of the database index files and some
    other factors.  Kickstart V37 (2.04) is required; V38 (2.1) is
    required for localization.

COMPATIBILITY
    O/S:      Minimum KS V37 (2.04); V38 recommended; V39/V40 best!
    CPU:      68000 through 68040.  Untested on 68060.
    Display:  Picasso II, EGS Spectrum, CyberGraphics.

    Enforcer and Mungwall used during testing.

PRICE
    Shareware registration fee is $20(US) or DM30.  A registration
    site in Germany is available for European users.

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    USERS GROUPS and their members are eligible for a 20% discount!
    You must provide name and mailing address for your users group
    to be eligible for the discount price: $16(US) or DM24.
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RESTRICTIONS
    The freely distributable, unregistered (EVALUATION) version is
    limited to a maximum of two simultaneous users.  Register for
    the full version and show your support!

AUTHOR & AUTHOR'S ADDRESS (inquiries, registration, technical support)
    Udo Schuermann
    6000 42nd Avenue, Apt. 405
    Hyattsville, MD 20781-1518
    USA

    email: walrus@wam.umd.edu

LOCATION
    A PATCH file for the REGISTERED version of KingFisher 2.1, 2.3,
    2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, and 2.8 (but not 2.2) is available on any
    Aminet site, for example:

    ftp://ftp.wustl.edu/pub/aminet/biz/dbase/KF-REGS-pch-29.lha (659709)

    The EVALUATION version is also available on Aminet:

    ftp://ftp.wustl.edu/pub/aminet/biz/dbase/KingFisher29.lha (849373)