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[shriek with laughter]
From Jim on 15 January '98
adding to Is Yahoo becoming irrelevant? posted by Nicholas

>(Now there's a headline that will grab...)

You're not kidding ;)

>I notice (increasingly??) that U.S. Yahoo
>searches come back with "x Alta Vista pages,"
>and the URL reads av.yahoo.com, instead of
>search.yahoo.com.

>Are we moving toward a world where Yahoo
>pulls up the full Alta Vista database?

Yes indeed, since mid '97

>And what is going on right now?
>Does yahoo only kick over to av.yahoo.com
>if it finds nothing at all in its own
>database?

That's exactly it.


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