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Re: Not wanting to throw a wrench in things

From: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>,PostgreSQL www <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Not wanting to throw a wrench in things
Date: 2004-12-20 22:01:22
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On Mon, 2004-12-20 at 16:48, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> >>Well we could if we used their API. I might be able to get
> >>special permission to get a greater search quota if we did
> >>that.
> >>
> >>Although... in this instance I don't think the "look" is relevant.
> >>Google is a huge brand and their search engine is better than
> >>anything we are going to come up with.
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Agreed it's a much better engine, but fine tuning queries to specific
> >parts of the sites might be more difficult.
> >
> >Not to mention that we would have to wait up to a month (or whatever the
> >Google cycle currently is) for posts on archives and news etc. to get
> >archived. That is definitely not a option imho.
> >  
> >
> Hey -- what if I can convince them to donate one of their
> appliances? We would get the google engine and we could make
> it look any way we want and index as much as we want?
> 

There is something to be said for using a search engine powered by a
postgresql database.  


Robert Treat
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