RonnieG - 5:56 pm on Nov 29, 2006 (gmt 0)
It seems pretty basic to me, but if a page has the users search terms in the same word sequence entered by the user, then it should get that page a much better "hit score" than if the words in the query are fragmented all over the page, with or without quotes around the users search phrase. But it doesn't seem to work that way. Too bad. As a user, I would expect to have to enter more than one or two words, in an appropriate sequence, to get relevant results, and I shouldn't have to know or remember to enter them in quotes. I guess that's what you get when programmers with strict boolean logic instead of natural language in their technonerdy brain cores are writing the algos.