[Foundation-l] wikiseek is out

David Strauss david at fourkitchens.com
Wed Jan 17 00:53:56 UTC 2007

True, but it's an English-only version of something that didn't exist

shi zhao wrote:
> wikiseek only English :(
> 2007/1/17, David Strauss <david at fourkitchens.com>:
>> I don't understand the critical reaction to Wikiseek. No one here would
>> criticize a new search engine that indexed the whole web *including*
>> Wikipedia, so there's no reason to criticize a search engine that
>> indexes *only* Wikipedia.
>> I also don't see how Wikiseek could hurt Wikipedia. If anything, more
>> avenues to Wikipedia will *increase* the number of readers and editors.
>> And in the event that Wikiseek is successful, the Foundation might even
>> receive some sizable contributions.
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