Re: searchable index of the web

Tim Berners-Lee (
Wed, 30 Jun 93 13:14:29 +0200

>Date: Wed, 30 Jun 93 01:39:29 -0400
>A very incomplete index of the web is located at
> as part of the Usenet University -- New
>Network Academy. The way that this index works is that items are
>assigned a "coverage code" 010 being a general index of everything
>the net to 120 which is an item (for example, a question in a Usenet
>FAQ) and are sorted from most general reference to least general.

This weighting of the generality of a node is very interesting,
especially for indexes.

How were the entries in your index collected -- by hand,
or by a traversal of the web?

Tim BL