David J. Adams (D.J.Adams@soton.ac.uk)
Wed, 27 Oct 1999 11:53:03 +0100 (BST)
On Tue, 26 Oct 1999 13:26:41 -0500 (CDT) Gilles Detillieux
> According to David Adams:
> > 4) You have hit a bug in htdig 3.1.2 which results in punctuation
> > in the page head not being stripped out. If you have, for example:
> > <Title>"Champion" says Ray!</title>
> > This may cause the "words":
> > "champion"
> > says
> > ray!
> > to be indexed.
> > Can anyone positively confirm that that bug is fixed in 3.1.3 ?
> As far as I recall, there was no problem with punctuation in titles
> causing contamination of words in the database. Back in 3.1.0,
> punctuation in titles could contaminate the excerpt, but not the database.
> I believe this problem of punctuation getting into words is limited to
> meta descriptions. If this is the problem you're thinking of, then no,
> it has not been fixed yet.
> Gilles R. Detillieux E-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Spinal Cord Research Centre WWW: http://www.scrc.umanitoba.ca/~grdetil
> Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba Phone: (204)789-3766
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I have checked back on our previous correspondence. The
problem was indeed for meta descriptions, and may not have
included the enter head section, but it was definitely
htdig version 3.1.2.
David John Adams
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