moltar - 10:32 pm on Oct 8, 2004 (gmt 0) Now we at least know it was used by toolbar before.
I found this on a website dated 2003/10/27:
The toolbar buttons provided by Google also provide a `client' input with `googlet' value which seems to do nothing (I tried both ways). I left it in, guessing that they might be collecting statistics of toolbar button usage, and the Jargon version probably should be included.
Now we at least know it was used by toolbar before.