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An Method for Subsequent Location of Previously Visited URLs; aka 'Index-As-You-Go'

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000031666D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Oct-04
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Oct-04

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Web search engines utilize crawlers to walk countless Web pages, creating an index or indices that is used when users want to locate information on the Web. This same technology can be applied in a different way to a more mundane, but equally important task: allowing users to locate URLs they've saved to their Favorites. The approach can be called, "Index-As-You-Go".