The Wikipedia search engine has arrived --
Wikiseek -- but it's not the Wikipedia search engine you're thinking of.
Wikiseek is completely different than the
Search Wikia project
backed by Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales that I
wrote about last
month. Below, a look at the disappointing new service along with a revisit to
how it is different from Search Wikia.
The idea behind Wikiseek is simple. Crawl only content referred to within
Wikipedia itself, which the site boasts
will make it better:
The contents of Wikiseek are restricted to Wikipedia pages and only those
sites which are referenced [...]
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