[Haskell-cafe] Searched for mdo on haskell.org. Found nothing.

Tillmann Rendel rendel at rbg.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de
Thu Nov 22 18:14:52 EST 2007

Hi Andrew,

Andrew Coppin wrote:
> In general, I find *most* search functions to be fairly unhelpful. 
> Google is the shining exception to this rule; it almost always seems to 
> figure out what you're after.
> I guess doing text searching is just a fundamentally difficult problem, 
> and the guys at Google have spent a hell of a long time on it.

text searching is a well-known problem. ranking search results by 
relevance is the key to google's success. read the paper about google to 
learn more:

Sergey Brin and Lawrence Page,
"The Anatomy of a Large-Scale Hypertextual Web Search Engine"
in: Proceedings of the 7th International WWW Conference, 1998, Brisbane



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