RE: Search Engines (was C++ API documentation tool)

Subject: RE: Search Engines (was C++ API documentation tool)
From: Andrea McCauley <Andrea -dot- McCauley -at- slhnet -dot- com>
To: "'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2000 13:57:18 -0500

I find very effective when performing an Internet
search. It returns the best results and they also have online docs that you
can purchase from their library for $1. If you don't find the document
helpful, you can get your money back or have your account credited for the
amount purchased.


-----Original Message-----
From: Terry Barron [mailto:tbarron -at- systems -dot- dhl -dot- com]
Sent: Monday, March 20, 2000 1:54 PM
Subject: Search Engines (was C++ API documentation tool)

Robert Heath wrote:
> Google found the following link, which points to a list
> of C++ tools, (snip)
> I hadn't thought about Google before posting. Seems I can
> find anything there when Yahoo! fails.

Yahoo! is a pretty weak contender, though it's still very

I often use (a meta search) these days, but I'm
not sure it's always time effective. It lists the top 10 hits
from about 8 or 10 other search services. It takes quite a
while to skim through the the results.

What search engines or meta search engines do tech writers favor
these days?

~~~ Terry Barron

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