eBay question

DCHOCK7 at aol.com DCHOCK7 at aol.com
Sun Nov 3 20:00:30 EST 2002


Thank you, this makes sense.
Pete

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 jk
 
 -------- 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
 Sundays.
 
 ----- 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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