Google Books' Biggest Screw-Up Danger??

David Borowitz borowitz at STANFORD.EDU
Mon Sep 10 14:20:00 UTC 2007

I'm an intern at Google, and I posted something on an internal list of
typos/mistaggings for Book Search. No guarantee there'll be a response, of
course, but it can't hurt.


On 9/10/07, Chris F Waigl <chris at> wrote:
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> Subject:      Re: Google Books' Biggest Screw-Up Danger??
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> Joel S. Berson wrote:
> > How 'bout a denial of service attack?
> A very bad idea, and not the same as...
> > Flood this mailbox with
> > complaints about the deficiencies in searches inside books.
> >
> I've written to a friend who works at Google on Blog Search and who's
> certainly sympathetic to these uses of Google Books. With a bit of luck
> he might be able to suggest a real human contact.
> If I hear something I'll post it.
> Cheers,
> Chris
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