[Wikipedia-l] Search - problems

Brion VIBBER brion at pobox.com
Thu Aug 8 20:53:30 UTC 2002

Krzysztof P. Jasiutowicz wrote:
> Hi,
> Today I spotted one problem and one minor (?) glitch in the Wikipedia's
> internal search engine.
> Using lynx to change the number of displayed entries gives "Bad request
> error".
> I think the extra space character is the culprit.
> http://www.wikipedia.com/w/wiki.phtml?search=History &limit=50&offset=0

Hmm, spaces should be escaped when they appear.

> I looked up "History" and it was rather strange that "History of Asia"
> was not listed in article titles section but only in article text section.

Click "next 50", it's in there:


-- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com)

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