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Hugo Fjelsted Alrøe
Tue, 21 Jan 2003 11:20:28 +0100

It seems like you are right, Stevan, that at least the browse view pages are
harvested in a matter of days. However, at our site at least, the harvesting
cycle for the full text documents seems to be more than a month. So using
Google for full text search has its limitations here. It may off course be
better at larger sites.

Hugo Alroe, administrator of Organic Eprints,

> On Thu, 16 Jan 2003, Stevan Harnad wrote:

> I think the google harvesting cycle is faster for well-connected sites
> (days rather than weeks), and fast enough for the open-access literature
> such as it is. As it grows, it might be decided to do custom
> inverted-indexing for the entire interoperable research corpus, possibly
> even by a customized google.

> Stevan Harnad