Tim Bray and search
Many of you will have seen this, but interesting to note the series.
This series of essays on the construction, deployment and use of search technology (by which I mean primarily “full-text” search) was written between June and December of 2003. It has fifteen instalments not including this table of contents. [
ongoing � On Search, the Series] More from LorcanDempsey.net
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