XHTML & Schemas

Walter Underwood wunder at infoseek.com
Fri Sep 3 19:03:49 BST 1999

At 10:39 AM 9/3/99 -0400, Hunter, David wrote:
>(e.g., If a search engine is going to be searching XHTML pages it isn't
>going to be processing the XHTML for display, but it doesn't really care if
>those pages are in one flavour or the other anyway.  It just wants to be
>able to find the XHTML.)

No, search engines do care, but they care differently. They do 
various special things with framesets, make heuristic guesses 
about what is content and what is navigation by interpreting 
text decoration, etc.

Then people type queries like "computers" or "internet". Sigh.

wunder (search engine engineer)
Walter R. Underwood
Staff Engineer, Infoseek Corp.
wunder at infoseek.com
http://software.infoseek.com/cce/ (my product)

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