Re: htdig: Implementing + and - and User Help File

Geoff Hutchison (
Sun, 22 Nov 1998 13:44:16 -0500

>Also, I was wondering if anyone had worked on anything to create helpful
>tips for users or had any suggestions on the best approach. Htdig has
>good tips in the results when there are no hits; I'm more concerned
>about those who get thousands of hits and don't have a clue how to limit
>their search. I'm thinking of something that would be included in the
>search results header.

This would be a nice idea--I don't think it's been done before.

I'm currently working on improvements to the ranking system to make better
results. This will help with thousands of hits.

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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