[nSLUG] Re: Google poisoning (Was: KDE 3.x on Squeeze - Trinity anyone?)

Mike Spencer mspencer at tallships.ca
Thu Feb 17 13:35:55 AST 2011


Michael Hannon <mhannon at dal.ca> wrote:

> Google Help somewhat helpfully notes that 'Generally, punctuation is
> ignored, including @#$%^&*()=+[]\ and other special characters.' But
> I really wish we could just escape punctuation with a '\' or
> something!


Is it time for regex.google.com?

Oh, right.  Not much ad revenue in having eyeball access to all 1153
of the world's old Unix geeks who would in any case run their packets
through a pipeline to remove ads. :-)

Well, maybe regex as a check-box option?

- Mike

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