[Python-Dev] Python sidebar for Mozilla/Netscape

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Fri, 05 Apr 2002 18:52:34 +0200


Guido van Rossum wrote:
> 
> > > I have a version that allows searching the docs by utilizing
> > > google.com, but unfortunately google license prohibits querying
> > > google from a program :(
> >
> > Is that so ?
> 
> I think it is.  Read http://www.google.com/terms_of_service.html
> 
> > If yes, then we'll have to remove scripts/google.py from
> > the Python distro.
> 
> I don't think so -- the google.py code doesn't read the Google output,
> it tells your browser to read it.  Big difference.  (urlopen(), on the
> other hand, would be a no-no.)

I see. False alarm, then.

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