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From:  Bill Reese
Date:  Mon Feb 26, 2001  4:56 pm
Subject:  Re: New Search Engine on the SignWritingSite!


I use either Netscape's "Location" field (they have an integrated search
engine) or , which does a simultaneous search
using other search engines. The search engines it sends data to are:
FindWhat, GoTo, Open Directory, Direct Hit, Sprinks by About, Google,
RealNames, Kanoodle, Infoseek, Lycos, AltaVista, Bay9 and Yahoo.

As you can see, it not only searches the directories you use (Google,
AltaVista, Yahoo) but a few others as well.


Valerie Sutton wrote:

> Bill Reese wrote:
> >Metacrawler, the search engine, has a link to one of your pages, but
> >it's not up
> >to date. >Just so's ya know, Bill
> SignWriting List
> February 26, 2001
> Thanks for telling me, Bill...of course you are correct that there
> are search engines on the web that do not know about SignWriting,
> plus there are some incorrect links out there too....but people are
> directed to a 404 referral page when the link is incorrect, and it
> seems they visit the SignWritingSite from that referral page, judging
> by my tracking it is not too serious.
> There are three major directories I care about: Google, Yahoo and
> AltaVista...all three list us, so hopefully people can find us!....
> Any other large well-known directories that you use?..
> Val ;-)

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