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Re: Google search the archives.

On Tue, Apr 17, 2001 at 11:45:02AM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 17, 2001 at 08:06:29AM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>> >For those of you having trouble with the search engine at the archives
>> >site I suggest you Googlize your search.  Visit
>> >and enter into the search criteria `cygwin +'what my problem is''.
>> >E.G.: cygwin +Perl TK returns pages and pages of information.  Since
>> >Cygwin is a widely accepted tool and is used in a  wide variety of
>> >packages then it is often discussed on other lists as well.  Therefore,
>> >using to do your searches will broaden the field of knowledge
>> >available.
>> I know that there were problems with searching last week but I was under
>> the impression that everything was ok now.
>> Searching for small words like "tk" doesn't work too well, and probably
>> won't until we get more disk space on the system but I am able to do
>> searches and find things on
>I should have reread my post before sending.  I didn't mean to say that
>the archive search was broken.  I was simply giving another option to
>searching the archives.  Since Google spiders many mail lists and web
>documents then searching with Google will bring a wider base of
>knowledge including the Cygwin FAQ and documentation pages.  I simply
>use Google for most all of my web searches because I can easily find
>what I need with it.

Ok.  Fair enough.  I love google, myself and it seems to find the cygwin
mailing list stuff so, you're right, that this will provide a superset
of the information from what you'd normally get at


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