On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 12:28, Stuart <stut...@gmail.com> wrote: > > As I understand it, and like you I certainly don't claim to know for sure, > clusters within the Google infrastructure sometimes fall behind with their > copy of the the index which can mean different results even between page > reloads. Never seen that but I've certainly seen different results within > the same office. Could be dependent on the browser I guess - my CEO uses IE, > I use Safari and Firefox.
Based upon the point of clusters not being in synchrony (data replication and IP-geolocation-based load-balancing comes immediately to mind), it's enough of a reason for me to retract my original statement. Excellent point, and one I admit I didn't consider. > I'm trying to save the environment. Stut, concentrated - less packaging, > more power!! Just wait: some day the Green folks will claim that high amounts of email using googolplexes of processor cycles worldwide, leading to greater carbon emissions, is a leading cause of global warming. I'd say that you're just doing your part by reducing your carbon footprint. -- </Daniel P. Brown> daniel.br...@parasane.net || danbr...@php.net http://www.parasane.net/ || http://www.pilotpig.net/ 50% Off All Shared Hosting Plans at PilotPig: Use Coupon DOW10000 -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php