[racket-dev] Roogle?

From: Stephen Chang (stchang at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Fri Aug 5 11:44:36 EDT 2011

On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 9:45 AM, Shriram Krishnamurthi <sk at cs.brown.edu> wrote:
> Noel is absolutely right.
> We live in an era where Search Just Works.  I do dozens of Google
> searches on most days.  To go from there to Help Desk is an incredibly
> jarring experience.  I have to load new instructions into my head:
> "stick to one word", "stem!", etc., that I haven't had to use on
> search engines since the late 1990s.
> Even though I like to program on flights and trains, where Eli's
> concerns apply completely, I am also fully aware that I cannot get
> various services while disconnected.  What is unconscionable is that
> I can't do *better* while connected to the internet.

For online, full-text search, couldn't one just use google and add
"site:docs.racket-lang.org" to the query?

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