>>>>> Tom Potter <tdp...@yahoo.com
[Cross-posting to news:comp.infosystems.www.servers.misc, while
dropping news:sci.physics from Followup-To:, for it hardly
> I suggest that rational, intelligent people should use alternates to
FWIW, I use http://duckduckgo.com/
most of the time. Still, its
index misses valuable pages from time to time.
> I find the Chinese search engine Baidu is faster, provides more
> honest search results, and does not bombard you with ads.
ISTR the rumors that Baidu ignores servers' robots.txt files
(which is considered an abuse), though I don't seem to find an
evidence for this in my recent logs. (The only spider I see to
crawl over my robots-protected data currently is Sogou's.)
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