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Search engine question



brett123
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Jun 10, 2000, 5:09 PM


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Search engine question

What kind of search engine does yahoo have?
i want to start a site w/ a search simalar to yahoo or snap or altavista.


Jasmine
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Jun 10, 2000, 10:15 PM


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Re: Search engine question

I'd be surprised if Yahoo! doesn't use a custom search engine program. Have you checked the searching section at http://www.perlarchive.com/guide/Searching ? I'm not really clear what you want... please elaborate.


brett123
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Jun 10, 2000, 10:44 PM


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Re: Search engine question

But what type? Do they use a data search through files? I know Yahoo has programmers to make that. But I want to get a script so I can learn freom it before I custon make my own.


Jasmine
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Jun 11, 2000, 11:03 AM


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Re: Search engine question

It's pretty obvious that they do searches based on data in a database. A list of many database search programs are is at http://www.perlarchive.com/guide/Searching/Databases

Hope this helps.