USe FUll (Re: Which Web services are the most bestest ones?)

Gregory Alan Bolcer
Wed, 17 Apr 2002 14:14:40 -0700

Mark Baker wrote:
 > I'll use XPointer;
 > Done.

Google wants to support Web Services and to crack down on
performing automated searches for commercial gain.[1]  Interestingly
enough, our intial XML google example from this original thread now returns
a 403.[2]  So much for Web Services having any more luck
with dangling pointers. 8-)




> 403 Forbidden
> Your client does not have permission to get URL /xml?query=rpc+considered+harmful from this server. (Client IP address:
> Please see Google's Terms of Service posted at
> If you believe that you have received this response in error, please send email to In your email, please send us the entire code displayed below. Please also send us any information you may know about how you are performing your Google searches-- for example, "I'm using the Opera browser on Linux to do searches from home. My Internet access is through a dial-up account I have with the FooCorp ISP." or "I'm using the Konqueror browser on Linux to search from my job at My machine's IP address is, but all of myFoo's web traffic goes through some kind of proxy server whose IP address is" (If you don't know any information like this, that's OK. But this kind of information can help us track down problems, so please tell us what you can.)
> We will use all this information to diagnose the problem, and we'll hopefully have you back up and Googlin' again quickly!
> Please note that although we read all the email we receive, we are not always able to send a personal response to each and every email. So don't despair if you don't hear back from us!
> Also note that if you do not send us the entire code below, we will not be able to help you.
> Best wishes,
> The Google Team
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