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Caps match Caps only, lower case matches either (many engines ignore case)
client server - matches any page that includes either word
+client +server - matches any page that include both words
"client server" - matches only pages with that exact string of characters.
Ok, Ok, so they all call themselves "portals" now.
------------ Human Indexed ----------
- human compiled - supplemented by Google for robot index.
- Open Directory
- a volunteer effort similar to Yahoo. Feeds listings to many other sites.
- human compiled - supplemented by HotBot for robot index.
- NBCi (was Snap)
- NBC - user submitted and popularity rated - free registration required for
- Ask Jeeves
- very strange - and they take payment for higher listings.
-------- Robot Indexed --------
- Good for broad searches - ranks by link popularity
- based on Google, but with more features.
- able to categorize by topics.
- finds off-beat sites - try if you didn't find it elsewhere.
- more refined popularity ranking compared to Google
- Raging Search
- It's AltaVista without all that "portal" crud.
- was going to index entire Internet - nice try.
- robot index alied with Lycos.
- Good for broad searches - was InfoSeek.
- large index - includes non-Web material
- ranking by popularity.
- Fast Search
- searches FTP sites also - very large index.
- Northern Light
- Large index - Good research site - also has a "pay per" section with
documents not available on the public Web.
- large index - can segment by pre-defined "Zones".
- Netscape Search
- uses Open Directory plus search engines.
- Web Craller
- "Excite Lite" - relatively small index.
- CBS - the only site that bribes you to use it with prizes.
- MSN Search
- Microsoft - results from Look-Smart and Inktomi.
- AOL Search
- Results from Open Directory and Inktomi.
---------- "Pay for Listing" ----------
- "Paid" listings get top billing - non-paid come from Inktomi.
- charges for listing, so many sites are eliminated
---------- Targeted --------
- Personally Targeted Site (requires cookies).
---------- Filtered ----------
- Go Network
- "adult content" filtered out.
---------- Newsgroups --------
- Deja / Google
- Deja failed financially and has been taken over by Google. The style is
completely different now, and there's a cut-off date beyond which old
material is not available, but it least we still have it.
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