Re: [htdig] unable to do boolean search for "not searchterm"


Subject: Re: [htdig] unable to do boolean search for "not searchterm"
From: Geoff Hutchison (ghutchis@wso.williams.edu)
Date: Mon Feb 07 2000 - 08:12:29 PST


> You can immitate it a little, it's not fail proof, by doing a search
> for
>
> <a-very-very-very-common-word> not <searchterm>
>
> this is allmost like
>
> TRUE not <searchterm>

Yes, but you must be very careful here--if <a-very-very-very-common-word>
is in the bad_words file, it will be tossed out and this probably won't
work. (Hmm, that's a test that I don't think I've done.)

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online
http://wso.williams.edu/

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