Infoseek announces XML search engine

Dave Winer dave at
Fri Nov 13 18:06:23 GMT 1998

Tim, when I spoke with Chris, I asked him to look at this piece I wrote
last year, about a pragmatic way search engines could use XML to broaden
their reach and catch more recent developments on the web. Here's the piece:

And here's the prototype of the file the search engines could read:

We did this stuff before I was on this list, since people often ask for
applications, and since otherwise the search engine-XML connection is not
well understood, I wanted to add this to the record, I think it's easy and
could be an important way for XML to quickly make the web more useful.



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