[TriLUG] search engine
pboyle at uwo.ca
Mon Apr 1 15:14:26 EDT 2013
On Mon, 01 Apr 2013 18:53:28 +0000 (GMT)
Tadd Torborg <tadd at mac.com> wrote:
> If I recall, it was www.altavista.digital.com when it started.
Yep, your recollection is correct. Altavista was the first search
engine I ever used. I guess that was probably around 1992 or 1993.
> I love this from the above page:
> AltaVista gives you access to the largest Web index: 30 million pages
> found on 225,000 servers, and 3 million articles from 17,000 Usenet
> news groups. No wonder it is accessed over 10 million times daily!
> On Apr 01, 2013, at 01:29 PM, Bill Farrow <bill at arrowsreach.com>
> > On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 1:23 PM, Todd Edwards <todd at mtn.cc> wrote:
> > >> http://www.altavista.com/
> > >
> > >
> > > Wow this brings back memories.
> > No, *this* brings back memories :-)
> > http://web.archive.org/web/19990208011304/http://www.altavista.com/
> > Bill
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