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Searching for <other programs> on google

I'm trying to search on the following phrase in google:
<other program> ecco pro
(trying to get info on some hidden variables in Ecco Pro.

BUT google ignores < and >

So it sees
"<other programs>"
<other programs>

other programs

Any ideas?

(I tried the custom search . same results)

Tuesday, August 3, 2004

Google doesn't INDEX the characters "<" or ">" so no matter what you try and type in as the query will get you the results you are looking for.

Almost Anonymous
Tuesday, August 3, 2004

Mr. Analogy, put "other programs" between quotes. Granted, that doesn't guarantee specifically "<other programs>" but close enough.

Wednesday, August 4, 2004

Google doesn't pay attention to punctuation and whitespace, so you can search "mov eax, 0" and get "mov eax 0", "mov, eax, 0" as well as "xor eax, eax".

Wednesday, August 4, 2004

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