> It seems to me that the next big battle IS local,
> so who better to lead the charge.
Who is that quote from? Infoseek 1998? Inktomi 2000? I know for a fact Tim Mayer said something similar at PubCon Boston in 2002. Local is "been there - done that". Yes, there is growth potential, but nothing that is going to compare to what G already has in the box.