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Re: duff link to functions in manual

In article <82abe874635c9983c1175a25a62ec508@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
   Jeremy Nicoll - ml sed <jn.ml.sed45@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Which search engine should I use?

> Maybe this isn't a popular point of view, but I'd say: none of them.

> If someone wants to search your site, or any other specific site on
> the internet, they should use whatever search engine they prefer,
> themselves.

> If every site has its own link to the site-author's preferred search
> engine then every user has to lean how to use lots of search engines.

Not entirely true: with such a search page no learning is needed. Most
non-riscos people haven't the faintest idea that there are tricks to using
seach engines optimally, and would (given the choice) would just use the

Google has a page of search hints but I have never found similar hints on
other engines.

Richard Torrens.
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