[Ads-l] How to search new ADS-L archive?

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 31 18:54:18 UTC 2015

On Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 2:22 PM, Joel Berson wrote:
> Grant, I think Ben Zimmer did something (a specialized Google search?), but
>  I've lost track of what.

Just look down below in the thread -- the post that Grant was replying
to has the link: http://goo.gl/gLGhEs

But the custom search I created is really just a Google site search,
so the indexing problem that Grant is talking about would affect that

>From the looks of things, the Google indexing stopped in mid-April.

>  From: Grant Barrett <gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG>
>  Sent: Friday, July 31, 2015 12:51 PM
>  Subject: Re: [ADS-L] How to search new ADS-L archive?
>   =20
> FYI, it looks like the folks at LinguistList have stopped letting
> Google index the archive. I'll see if I can get that reinstated, but
> it means that your searches of the ADS-L archive will not include
> recent material.
> Grant Barrett
> American Dialect Society
> Vice President of Communications and Technology
> http://www.americandialect.org
> grantbarrett at gmail.com
> On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 5:08 AM, Ben Zimmer wrote:
>> I've created a Google custom search engine for the ADS-L archives:
>> http://goo.gl/gLGhEs
>> This search engine covers both the old archive (1992-1999) and the new
>> archive (1999-present). No guarantees that the search results will
>> cover everything you're looking for, though.
>> On Tue, Nov 4, 2014 at 10:49 PM, Ben Zimmer wrote:
>>> Currently the only way to search the entire archive is to do a Google
>>> site search. For example, here's a search for "hep":
>>> https://www.google.com/search?q=3Dsite:listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l+hep
>>> On Tue, Nov 4, 2014 at 10:12 PM, Neal Whitman wrote:
>>>> Can the entire archive be searched as before? All I can see how to do
>>>> now is search the archives month by month.
>>>> On 10/15/2014 4:18 PM, Grant Barrett wrote:
>>>>> The new ADS-L mirror archive is now up:
>>>>> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/
>>>>> Many thanks to our friends at LinguistList who make it possible.
>>>>> There may be a couple day's gap in the archive. If you've posted
>>>>> something essential since Sunday, you may want to resend it.
>>>>> On Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 9:59 AM, Grant Barrett wrote:
>>>>>> List-followers, the system which hosts the ADS-L mirror archive -- not
>>>>>> the actual list itself -- is being moved to a new location. I do not
>>>>>> have a date and time for it to be finished, but I am awaiting an
>>>>>> answer from the team.
>>>>>> More information can be found here:
>>>>>> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/linguist/2014-October/070834.html

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