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Re: List intolerance VS advocacy
On Thu, 13 Jun 2002, David Hodnett wrote:
> 2) The oBSD mailing list archive search program treats the query
> phrase as one complete phrase by default. Just about every other
> search program treats each word as a seperate query, by default.
This again stems from the fact that people have difficulty transferring
what is in front of their eyes to behind their eyes without loss. _Above_
the search box there are instructions; presumably one might try reading
them first. But I guess that's the whole point.
What you expect is not a guarentee you'll get it. If I wanted to drive in
the UK, I'd consider investigating how before I go careening down the
right (as in unleft) side of the road. If people applied such common
sense to computers, we'd all be better off.
If you ever would give them a helping hand,
You can be sure they'll chop off the arm.
Never, ever, never trust a Klingon; you will always regret it.