Fw: Dual search boxes

20 Feb 2006 - 7:14pm
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I agree entirely. I was wondering if there was some hidden logic of which I
was unaware that caused sites to persist in such nonsense. I made a little
"end user information" database 10 years ago where I searched multiple
indexes (and was challenged for it), so I was gratified to see
Amazon finally combine Title, Index, Author... as you mention, putting the
burden on the tireless, 2 Gigahertz, 60GB link in the chain.

Thanks, Jack

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sienknecht, Ted" <teds at mitre.org>
Failing that, at
> least provide a single interface that returns both sets of results
> (e.g., Recommended/keyword-based and regular search results). Thoughts?
> Regards,
> Ted Sienknecht

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