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Re: [vox-tech] [help@google.com: Re: [#19464334] Searching fordotfiles]
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Re: [vox-tech] [help@google.com: Re: [#19464334] Searching fordotfiles]

On Thu, 13 Jan 2005, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> On Thu 13 Jan 05, 12:31 PM, Mark K. Kim <lugod@cbreak.org> said:
> > Unless you've indexed a right-to-left language that has punctuation
> > marks??
> >
> > Or if you've indexed "quoted text" with the quote character before the
> > term?
> >
> > Or if you've indexed *strong text* with the star character before the
> > term?
> >
> > Or if you've indexed /regexp string/ or /italicized string/ with the slash
> > before the term?
> >
> > Or ...
> >
> > -Mark
> Yeah, but we're talking specifically about *dotfiles*, so....
> Pete

Most dotfile has a corresponding /etc file with same syntax so... should
Google allow dotfile searches specifically for unix users but not their
global equivalents?  I don't think a generic search engine like Google
should be that specific.  It's up to the person doing the search to use
the right keywords:

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