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   RE: xml search engine?

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  • From: Kay Michael <Michael.Kay@icl.com>
  • To: "'Tim Bray'" <tbray@textuality.com>, Kay Michael <Michael.Kay@icl.com>, xml-dev@xml.org
  • Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2000 19:24:51 +0100

> I think what you're talking about would normally be called an 
> Information-Retrieval (IR) system.  Such a system is distinguished from 
> traditional search engines in the general case in that nobody has ever 
> successfully built one that, in the general case, works.

True, but I'll settle for 50% precision and 70% recall. That's better than I
get when I visit the library.

Mike Kay

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