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Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au
Mon Nov 22 10:27:15 EST 2004
"Ash Nallawalla" <nospam at crm911.com>:
>I think one has to get into an "academic" frame of mind to use it well (and
>a well-formatted, complex search, I know).
>For example, I looked for some business 3-letter acronyms e.g. ERP, CRM, and
>got mainly people's initials or surnames in the top hits.
>However, when I tried to use a TLA that is not common in business, e.g. TFA
>(trans monounsaturated fatty acid), the hits were more relevant.
>I am not sure how the engine can give a lower weightage to people's
>initials, but it would help if this could be done.
Maybe we could all (re-)discover the benefits of metadata (:-)}
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