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Re: Windows live is dead

  • Subject: Re: Windows live is dead
  • From: wd <123@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2006 21:31:35 -1000
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
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On Tue, 28 Mar 2006 06:55:19 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:

> __/ [ wd ] on Tuesday 28 March 2006 05:56 \__
>> I went to windows  live.com to try out their new search and it doesn't
>> work.  Firefox 1.0.7 on Ubuntu Breezy.
> Even if it "worked", it wouldn't quite *work*, if you know what I mean. I
> have already had a go at it and it was so terrible for many reasons which
> were discussed in depth over at alt.internet.search-engines and
> alt.www.webmaster.

I've been gone for a while :S  missed it.  

It didn't work for me under Linux, had reduced functionality in Firefox
under windwos and ... surprise.... worked under IE on windows.  It's a
terrible idea to have it work like that with AJAX(?) loading results as
you scroll.  

>> The search results were still filled with spam when I checked from a
>> windos machine.
> That might be the result of spam reports that are only posted to a
> single search engine (guess one one). For that reason, I created a
> vertical break as such:
> http://www.schestowitz.com/report-spam/

Great page, I put it on my bookmarks toolbar...

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