from the kudos-for-correct-use-of-complement dept.
Bert690 writes "To complement the recent dissection of Google
Suggest's innovative front end, I investigated [Coral Link & mirror]
the back end of the system in an effort to determine just how it generates suggestions. Along with some preliminary findings, you'll find a pointer to a program for enumerating all
possible suggestions from a given starting point. I found the number of possible suggestions to be surprisingly small considering the immense scope of the web."
IBM Advanced Systems Group -- a bunch of mindless jerks, who'll be first
against the wall when the revolution comes...
-- with regrets to D. Adams