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RE: Swish-e Results Ranking Algorithm?

From: David Norris <kg9ae(at)>
Date: Thu Mar 04 1999 - 20:09:16 GMT
getrank() in index.c is probably what you want.  It is the ranking
algorithm.  There are a few folks experimenting with this right now.  On and
off this list, I have run into discussions about modifying the ranking in

,David Norris

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> Sent: Thursday, 04 March, 1999 12:48
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> Subject: [SWISH-E] Swish-e Results Ranking Algorythm?
>      I have been unable to find anything on the swish-e website
> about this,
>      and I have looked at the swish-e code (not being a programmer, this
>      was not effective).  If there is a resource that indicates
> what order
>      a list of hits is returned in and why, could someone please
> direct me
>      to it.  If not, does anybody have any ideas?
Received on Thu Mar 4 12:07:55 1999