Fwd: eBay question

j b krygier jbkrygie at owu.edu
Sun Nov 3 19:08:17 EST 2002

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-------- Original Message --------
From: "Michael F. Wasserman" <michael.wasserman at verizon.net>
To: <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
Subject: Re: Question re: ebay
Date: Sun, 3 Nov 2002 18:04:27 -0500

This phenomenon is the result of eBay's dual-index system for processing
searches. One index is used for titles only and the other for both titles
and description. The index for title and description lags the listings by at
least 6-12 hours, I believe, and longer during peak listing times, such as

----- Original Message -----
From: <DCHOCK7 at aol.com>
To: <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
Sent: Sunday, November 03, 2002 5:08 PM
Subject: Re: Question re: ebay

 > I have a question about ebay listings; perhaps someone can help explain
this disparity. I put about 10 books on ebay yesterday. If you type in
"modern library" in the search function(and nothing else), they immediately
appear with other ML listings. No surprise there. However, if you also check
the box that says "check titles and descriptions", they cannot be found. In
fact, on my computer, if you check this box, there are no Modern Library
books shown after November 1. This is obviously incorrect. Is it my computer
or an ebay programming problem or am I messing up somehow?
 > Pete

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