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[REBOL] Re: Results 1 - 10 of about 14,000...

From: carl:cybercraft at: 7-Jul-2004 23:38

>Carl: > >> returns links to .r files with "rebol" in - ie, mainly REBOL scripts I >> would think. Of which there's about 14,000 it would seem. > >It would be impressive if there were that many *different* REBOL scripts out >on the web. > >Sadly, Google is counting all variants of the same URL. You can see that if >you try this... > rebol mailing list filetype:r >....and click repeat the search with the omitted results included >You should see around 12,200 -- most of which are variants of a half-a-dozen >CGIs from REBOL.org.
Hmmm. By restricting the queries like this... rebol filetype:r -ml -search -id (and after clicking on omitted results) I get over 900 results, most of which appear to be scripts.
>I don't now how many *different* .r scripts are indexed by Google (it's not >an easy number to get -- even via the SOAP API). > >But if you page to the end of the claimed14000 results, you'll see that it >stops at around 140 and says: "In order to show you the most relevant results, > >we have omitted some entries very similar to the 144 already displayed." > >-- > >Rixbot ( http://www.oops-as.no/rix ) says it has found over 1800 REBOL >scripts embedded in webpages it has spidered. That may be a better estimate. I >don't know how may duplicates that includes.
Yes - hard to say, but between 1 and 3 thousand would seem to be a good guess. -- Carl Read