Searching the Ubuntu-Users Archive (Was: ubuntu-users Digest, Vol 65, Issue 213)

Steve yorvik.ubunto at
Sat Jan 23 10:14:05 UTC 2010

On Sat, 23 Jan 2010 09:56:00 -0000, Amedee Van Gasse (ub)  
<amedee-ubuntu at> wrote:

> On Fri, January 22, 2010 18:11, Avi Greenbury wrote:
>> Amedee Van Gasse (ub) wrote:
>>> The easiest way to search is probably trough the ubuntu-users archive:
>>> It's updated immediately, so it won't lag a couple of hours behind.
>> It's quite likely that more than a couple of hours will pass between a
>> message appearing at the archive and the googlebot happening upon it
>> and adding it to Google's cache.
> I don't know, Google is very fast these days.
> For example, I tweeted something yesterday (on Twitter, doh!), and then I
> did a Google search on a keyword that was also in my tweet, and it
> appeared in the search results. Only 9 seconds later.
> And that's not the first time that this has happened for me. I post a
> message on a forum or a mailing list, and a few minutes later I google
> for some keywords that were in my message, and my own message appears as
> the top result. It's like a snake that bites its own tail. Very
> frustrating, sometimes.
I did read some where that Google are trying to make the indexing of some  
things more 'real time' and it does appear to be working


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