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webfountain?

Anyone else seen this spider?

     
4:08 am on Oct 2, 2000 (gmt 0)

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webfountain from almaden.ibm.com did a pretty thorough crawl. Is this for IBM's use or is this spider feeding any search engines? Thanks.
5:26 am on Oct 2, 2000 (gmt 0)

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IBM had touted research into their own "hub authority" modeled search engine. Clever was the name floating through the web.

But I hadn't seen anything else mentioned about it for several months.

What is the IP address, and user agent that showed on the crawls?

6:16 am on Oct 2, 2000 (gmt 0)

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Referrer logs showed the following:

wfp2.almaden.ibm.com - - [01/Oct/2000:10:45:45 -0400] "GET /robots.txt HTTP/1.0" 404 139 "" "WebFountain "
wfp2.almaden.ibm.com - - [01/Oct/2000:10:46:16 -0400] "GET / HTTP/1.0" 200 10457 "" "WebFountain "

IP address is 198.4.83.38

Actual page is an IBM research page [almaden.ibm.com...]

8:52 pm on May 12, 2001 (gmt 0)

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