Makin search on the other site and getting data and writing in xml

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at
Wed Sep 27 09:23:16 CEST 2006

Steve Holden <steve at> writes:

> Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
> > Steve Holden wrote:
> >>The fact remains that Google can chop your searching ability off
> >>at the knees ...
> > No they can't. They can only chop off your ability to use Google.
> > 
> [sigh]. Right, Lawrence, sorry I wasn't quite explicit enough for you.

Seems like a fairly important distinction. Google has the power to
"chop your searching ability off at the knees" only to the extent that
you grant them that power.

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