__/ [ Jim Richardson ] on Saturday 06 May 2006 23:23 \__
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> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> __/ [ Sinister Midget ] on Saturday 06 May 2006 16:35 \__
>>> On 2006-05-06, Linonut <linonut@xxxxxxxx> posted something concerning:
>>>> After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out this bit o'
>>>>> 'Search is pathetic' - Bill Gates
>>>> "bill gates is pathetic" -- Search
>>>> Results 1 - 7 of about 8 for "bill gates is pathetic".
>>> I'd trust Yahoo. They're "partner" with MICROS~1 and should be a
>>> little closer to the source. That doesn't mean they'll be more
>>> accurate, but it means they'd be in a better position to have
>>> Results 1 - 10 of about 522,000 for bill gates is pathetic
>> Yahoo are not _yet_ partners with Microsoft. They had some negotiative
>> talks, but nothing has been agreed yet. I can't think of an area where the
>> two overlap.
> yeah, you'll be able to tell when Yahoo become partners with MS, just
> look for the knife in Yahoo's back...
[wondering to self /]
Is this an implication that Microsoft will do to Yahoo what they often do to
companies they take over? Or is it an implication that Yahoo will be absor-
bed only when they struggle? Yahoo continue to deliver the most traffic as
far as a I know (Web-wide, that is).
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