Re: [board-discuss] Google search for ODF files
On Sat, 2012-07-07 at 11:38 +0200, mike schinagl wrote:
there is an option in the advanced Google search
(www.google.de/advanced_search) allowing the search of certain
filetypes, i.e. .doc, .xls, .ppt, .pdf etc.. ODF (.odt ...) is not among
Oh ! sure, but xlsx etc. is not either - that combo box is just out of
date. You can google for 'filetype:odt' easily enough.
Google is in the advisory board of the TDF. We should ask Google to
implement a better search for our preferred file format.
Can I ask the board to consider that ?
It's an easy ask at our next AB meeting - however, please realise that
Jeremy is in a very, very distant appendage of the giant beast that is
Google from the people maintaining that search page - so the likelihood
of success is rather low. Having said that - we can drop a mail to him
If successful we scould inform Apache (AOOi) about these changes in our
We could market our ability to encourage Google to do XZY thing ? that
doesn't sound like a great idea to me FWIW - Jeremy would poke someone
to have it fixed as a friend - I don't think a "formal request / big
deal" would do us any favours there.
So - what do you want; results or PR ? if results, I can poke Jeremy,
if PR - we need to do it a different way I think.
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