Google search says only 4 messages posted to this list so far in 2021
P.Taylor at Hellenic-Institute.Uk
Mon May 31 21:22:05 CEST 2021
Jonathan Fine wrote:
> Hi Philip
> I have claimed that Google search says only 4 (now 9 or 10) messages
> have been posted to this list so far in 2021. That is the main point
> of this thread. You've not provided any evidence that contradicts that
> Although off-topic, I made an effort to allow you to reproduce my
> investigation. Thank you for your apology, for not following my
> instructions. You are still not following my instructions. You've not
> put the 'site:' prefix in the URL.
Ah, so where you wrote « 1. In Google search
for site:https://tug.org/pipermail/tex-live » , you meant « 1. In Google
search for "site:https://tug.org/pipermail/tex-live"
<https://tug.org/pipermail/tex-live> ». As I am not a mind-reader, I
failed to understand your instructions.
> You use seamonkey. It's not a browser I use, and I don't provide
> technical support for it.
Jonathan, let me be blunt. If I were seeking support, for Seamonkey or
for anything else, you are the very /last/ person to whom I would turn.
> This thread is about whether Google has adequately indexed the
> messages on this list.
> Until you are able to do a google search for a specific site and
> specific time range, you will find it hard or impossible to reproduce
> my search. I suspect you have a problem due to a combination of using
> seamonkey and URL scrambling in your mail system.
> I'm not responsible for supporting you to fix those problems.
> If you or anyone else has evidence that Google search knows about more
> than 10 messages posted to this list so far in 2021, I'd like to see it.
Any possible interest that I once had in helping you in this task has
long since vanished. Goodbye, hopefully for ever.
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