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Re: a web search api

From: Samuel Rose <samuel.rose@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2014 16:55:29 -0400
Message-ID: <CA+H5g6q==xWHcgyEB-A2VcwXt3UADozrWs5hzhASR=iiWudgYg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kalpa Gunaratna <kalpagunaratna@gmail.com>
Cc: Sergio Fernández <sergio.fernandez@salzburgresearch.at>, public-lod@w3.org
Try https://api.duckduckgo.com/api ?

On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 1:09 PM, Kalpa Gunaratna
<kalpagunaratna@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you. I had a look but it seems like it is an api to use when you build
> a search engine yourself and not to retrieve search results from an existing
> index. Correct me if I am wrong here. Thank you again.
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 2:38 AM, Sergio Fernández
> <sergio.fernandez@salzburgresearch.at> wrote:
>>
>> take a look to OpenSearch, a XML-based format: http://www.opensearch.org
>>
>>
>> On 29/04/14 07:19, Kalpa Gunaratna wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>     I am in need of a web search api that can get me number of hits. I
>>> want
>>> this to evaluate a research prototype published sometime ago. The system
>>> is
>>> not developed by me and at that time Google had a free web search api. I
>>> cannot find a free web search api to get this thing done as Google, Bing,
>>> and Yahoo are charging for web search apis now. The system needs to query
>>> around 50k - 100k queries. Please let me know if you are aware of
>>> something
>>> useful here. Thank you.
>>>
>>
>> --
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>> Knowledge and Media Technologies
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>
>
>
>
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> Kalpa Gunaratna
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