using Rev for web searches?
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sat Mar 12 13:53:55 CST 2005
Stephen Barncard wrote:
>> "I'd like to be able to search the web for the smallest page that
>> includes all of a given set of words. Does anybody know of a way
>> to do this?"
> This is an interesting question, but there's one that has to be
> answered before you can even attempt to ask this question: Is
> there a complete index of every type of document available on
> the web?
> Now if being 100% accurate doesn't matter, then sure. Do a search
> for all of the words. Take the results and go through them one
> by one and compare the sizes. You should have the answer then,
> and all of it can easily be done with a script.
> There's a book out there about how to 'hack' and use google searches
> from your applications with the new API. "101" Google hacks or
> something like that.
It may be worth offering a gentle reminder here to always follow the
guidelines Google provides for using their API:
It's in the interest of all Rev developers that search tools, bots, and
anything else that carries the "Revolution" USER-AGENT tag be seen a
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