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Re: (News) Yahoo Buy Search Engine Users

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__/ [Ed] on Friday 10 February 2006 20:55 \__

> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in
> news:dsh9h1$239c$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx:
>> http://news.com.com/2300-1038_3-6037161-1.html?part=rss&tag=6037161&sub
>> j=news
>> via Digg:
>> "Yahoo Offering Huge Benefits if You Use their Search Engine
>> Unlimited Email storage, Netflix Discount, Frequent Flyer Miles, No
>> Yahoo! Mail ads, all if you use Yahoo as your primary search engine.
>> This might get me to switch...."
> I cant see why.  The only reason I can see to switch is if it got me better
> results (Either more accurate, or with less hunting).  All the rest of that
> is fluff.  The only thing that really matters with a search engine is "Does
> it produce results I can use".

That  opinion  was not mine (though I am aware that you know it  already).
Using  the wrong tool for the job only for ideological reason or  laziness
is never a smart step. As long as Google delivers the best results, I will
use Google. As long as Linux is the most functional, simplest, safest, and
most  stable O/S, I will not look elsewhere either. I tried many other op-
erating  systems, as well as search engines. Everything you do tends to be
slower  and  less  reliable  elsewhere,  even  when  demonstrated  by   an

Best wishes,


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