>>They are not intelligent, sentient and they do not *guess* what
>>you want -
>All a search engine does is GUESS what you want. They just guess
>differently. They are not nearly as presumptuous as humans but
>they are presumptuous in their own way.
>On the SEARCHING end, a person can force case sensitivity
>Altivista returned the following:
>Stella We found 401,800 results
>"Stella" (in quotes) We found 401,800 results
>"stella" (in quotes) We found 318,999 results
>stella We found 401,800 results
>When you *force* the lowercase "s", you get narrower results.
>But google treated all of the above search terms the same.
I just ran the same search on Alltheweb..results
Stella - 624,600
stella - 624,600
"stella" - 622,764