[nycbug-talk] google wierdness

Peter Wright pete at nomadlogic.org
Tue May 16 14:48:43 EDT 2006

> On May 16, 2006, at 11:03 AM, Peter Wright wrote:
>> yea, i would expect google.com/bsd to work and google.com/mac to work.
>> for me on the left coast google.com/mac.html works while google.com/
>> mac
>> does not work.
> IMHO this has nothing to do with what coast you are on.
> Officially they have funny URLs for their different searches.
> http://www.google.com/options/specialsearches.html
> This page links to:
> http://www.google.com/unclesam
> http://www.google.com/linux
> http://www.google.com/bsd
> http://www.google.com/mac.html
> http://www.google.com/microsoft.html
> Why the weirdness with mac and microsoft searches?  I have no idea.
> They both work using their non ".html" counterparts.

well, in any event everything is working as expected now.  the reason i
suspected the coast was an issue was that i suspected the datacenter
closest to me (most likely san jose) was out of sync with the nyc data


Peter Wright
pete at nomadlogic.org

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