On Thu, 22 Jul 2004, Peter Noerr wrote:
>>> This is confusing two aspects. You are actually contemplating a
>>> search" ("metasearch") vs. a "sequential search". The outline
>> Sorry, I left out a piece of the logic chain. One of the key
>> inhibitors for products like Vivisimo is the need to retrieve
>> results that have well-known structure other than just rendering
> metasearch engines do this normalization from a wide variety of sources.
> Standards like z39.50 help a lot (but are not a complete answer due to
> incomplete and unequal implementation) however they do not provide complete
And some of this can be mitigated by further 'standards' such as ZeeRex.
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