Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.235.25.206

Forum Moderators: bakedjake

Message Too Old, No Replies

Wikia Buys Grub

Open source search engine gathering steam...

     
11:19 pm on Jul 27, 2007 (gmt 0)

Senior Member

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member

joined:Mar 4, 2004
posts:683
votes: 0


From Wired [blog.wired.com]:

Wikia plans to release the code for Grub under an open source license in the hopes that developers will polish up the tool...

...Wales and Wikia CEO Gil Penchina have said that their goal is to create a search engine equivalent of the LAMP stack that anyone can use, hack and improve upon...

I like the concept, but whether it will have the power to take on the big guns is up for debate.

6:22 am on Aug 1, 2007 (gmt 0)

Senior Member

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member Top Contributors Of The Month

joined:Aug 30, 2002
posts: 2431
votes: 24


Unlikely. There seems to be loads of ideas floating around but very little on how they can be implemented.

Regards...jmcc

 

Join The Conversation

Moderators and Top Contributors

Hot Threads This Week

Featured Threads

Free SEO Tools

Hire Expert Members