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Re: Re: Wolfram/Alpha (Wikipedia page restored)

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  • Subject: [mg97382] Re: [mg97345] Re: Wolfram/Alpha (Wikipedia page restored)
  • From: "Dr. David Kirkby" <david.kirkby at onetel.net>
  • Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2009 02:18:40 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200903110925.EAA01601@smc.vnet.net> <001c01c9a248$b9b87b70$2d297250$@se>

Ingolf Dahl wrote:
> To be honest, Wolfram|Alpha is not THAT big at Google. I got 473000 hits for
> wolfram alpha, but if I look at hits 451-469, none of them refer to the
> Wolfram|Alpha project. If I put "Wolfram Alpha" (with citation marks) I get
> exactly 337 hits today. But that is at least more than 42 (base ten).
> 
> Best regards
> 
> Ingolf Dahl
> Sweden

This is odd. I checked it yesterday with the term in quotation marks and 
got 2.1 million. You get 337 today, but I get:

Results 1 - 10 of about 63,100 English pages for "wolfram alpha". (0.17 
seconds)


So it changes from 337, to 63,100 to 2.1 million. I've no idea why that 
is. I'm using the double-quote opperators -i.e "   which I think is the 
correct thing to do.






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