OT: www search engines

Reko Turja reko.turja at liukuma.net
Wed Feb 6 05:26:32 UTC 2008

>> what search engines, other than Google, do you find useful for 
>> general use?
> I have always, and continue to, used Altavista.  I like the ability 
> to quote search terms and narrow the search to only what I'm looking 
> for.  I use Google when I need to do "search term site:utdallas.edu" 
> for something, but other than that, I use Altavista.  Don't know 
> what tracking they do, though.

What Paul says... And I haven't yet seen any "Ads by Altavista" stuff 
in any of the sites I've visited. For what it's worth Altavista gives 
quite similar results as Google in general searches - and much more 
applicable results when using +, - and "foobar" search terms.


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