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Re: Websearch: ranking recent articles higher (was: Bandwidth-hungry ser
Re: Websearch: ranking recent articles higher (was: Bandwidth-hungry services burden the internet)
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 19:53:04 +0300
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Akira Urushibata <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 28 May 2020 Dmitry Alexandrov wrote:
>> "Kaz Kylheku (gnu-misc-discuss)" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> It is fairly well-known that Google ranks newer material above older
>>> material. Historic areas of the web are basically in a black hole as far
>>> as the Google search is concerned.
>>> And since many people reach for the Google search engine without even
>>> thinking there might be alternatives, those areas of the web basically
>>> don't exist.
>> That is, there are some websearch providers that do not rank new and updated
>> articles higher? Why do not they, I wonder? It looks like a pretty sane
> Other conditions being equal, a websearch will rank a newer document above an
> older one. But the other conditions are never equal.
Yes-yes, sure. My question was rather about those ‘alternatives’, mentioned by
@email@example.com, that treat dusty areas of the web better.
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