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Re: Let me rephrase that a bit
From Still not convinced on 20 June '98
adding to Re: Let me rephrase that a bit posted by Jim

>The UPPER/lowercase issue is analysed in the Despatch
>(February issue, I think).

Sure, I read the dispatch - that's the reason for this post.
I'm still not convinced...from Alta Vista's search help:

When in doubt, use lowercase text in your searches.
When you use lowercase text, the search service finds both upper and
lowercase results. When you use upper case text, the search service
finds only upper case.

Example: When you search for paris, you'll find Paris,
paris, and PARIS in your result pages. However, when you
search for Paris, you'll only see Paris in the result pages.

That means a search term with ANY capital letter will not match your lowercase meta tags (at least in Alta Vista).
Therefore a search for "Bill Clinton" would not match a meta tag "bill clinton."

Thought it was worth noting.


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