[FoRK] nice hack to attempt to verify yahoo archive size claim
Gavin Thomas Nicol
Mon Aug 15 12:03:30 PDT 2005
On Aug 15, 2005, at 2:39 PM, Luis Villa wrote:
> A few weeks ago, Yahoo claimed that they were indexing twice as many
> pages as google, which would be pretty cool if true.
Not really cool. The problem is that as the number of pages
increases, so do issues of relevancy.
# of pages indexed (for the most part) is a fairly specious metric
beyond some hundreds of millions of pages.
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