Historian Criticizes Google Book Search Quality

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Fri May 4 13:26:09 UTC 2007

Hard to believe, I know, but Jon did mistype it.

Windows, AOL, it's all run by the Aliens anyway....


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On May 3, 2007, at 21:36, RonButters at AOL.COM wrote:

> I have had an aol account for about ten years and have never heard
> of "AOLs
> Live Search Books." A search using AOL's search engine turns up only
> Microsoft's "Live Search Books"--which of course seems to require
> Windows to run. What
> does AOL have to do with it? Is this something that is going to be
> available to
> Mac users?

I think you've got it right, Ron, except that the Windows Live Book
Search does work on Mac in Firefox and Safari. The form that I access
is here:


Perhaps Jon mistyped AOL when he meant Windows.

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