GoogleBooks settlement

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Fri Oct 5 20:37:13 UTC 2012

On Oct 5, 2012, at 11:54 AM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at ATT.NET> wrote:

> At 10/5/2012 02:30 PM, ADSGarson O'Toole wrote:
>> Victor: Thanks for posting this update on the travails of Google
>> Books.
> I'm more concerned about the travails of Google Books users.  I have
> just tried a Google Book search, specifying Preview available, with
> the search terms chimpanzee + 1740 + paris (not quoted), and NO date
> limit.  I'm told "about 175 results" and the display at the bottom
> shows 10 pages (that's OK, I think, it's showing me the first
> 10).  But when I select the 10th page explicitly, I'm told I'm on
> page 8 of about 175 results, and the display at the bottom now shows
> pages up to only 9!  If I select the 9th page, I'm told I'm now on
> Page 7 of about 175 results!  And I'm stuck there.
> Note this is WITHOUT any date restriction.

Did you report it? There's a link at the bottom of every result page. I try to report every time I have a problem.

Benjamin Barrett
Seattle, WA

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