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Re: [ysearchboss] boolean search?

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  • Isofarro
    ... It seems to work, comparing: http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=(millenium+OR+millennium)+AND+(falcon+OR+bug) looks the close enough to:
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 12, 2008
      Isofarro wrote:
      >
      >
      > haomself wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Is it possible to do boolean search like this with BOSS?
      > >
      > > (A OR B) AND (C OR D)
      >
      > Don't know about this, but have you tried the following:
      >
      > Go to http://search.yahoo.com/ <http://search.yahoo.com/> and enter a
      > boolean query into the text
      > field, see how many results.
      > Then try the same query through BOSS, and see if the results returned
      > are similar.

      It seems to work, comparing:

      http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=(millenium+OR+millennium)+AND+(falcon+OR+bug)
      looks the close enough to:
      http://boss.yahooapis.com/ysearch/web/v1/(millenium+OR+millennium)+AND+(falcon+OR+bug)?format=xml&appid={appid}
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