[FoRK] nice hack to attempt to verify yahoo archive size claim

Gavin Thomas Nicol gtn
Mon Aug 15 20:37:20 PDT 2005


On Aug 15, 2005, at 4:36 PM, Jeremy Zawodny wrote:

> Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote:
>
>> On Aug 15, 2005, at 2:39 PM, Luis Villa wrote:
>> Not really cool. The problem is that as the number of pages   
>> increases, so do issues of relevancy.
>>
>
> Shouldn't a good relevancy function scale independent of the # of  
> page is has to consider?  (I'm talking about quality, not speed here.)

No... it becomes harder and harder to distinguish meaningful  
differences. PageRank was used to improve this, but even that is  
swamped.



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