Re: Counter & Statistics


Charles R. MacDonald (
Wed, 13 Aug 1997 16:24:09 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 13 Aug 1997, Jeff Knapp wrote:

> Whenever I used a referer log, I found it was infiniately more
> interesting to see which personal pages were linking to my FAQ than
> to know that 100s of people were coming from Yahoo or wherever. I
> know what context Yahoo has my FAQ in; but I'm more
> interested in what context other people place it in. Am I a
> "Favorite Place"? Do I "Suck"? Am I a "requred reading?" etc.

One trick is to use the Link search in altavista. Unless thay have
changed it you can do a search like "" and
it will show you all the pages that have a link to that url. I recall
that it was smart enough to inclule the sub links like and so on.

Charles MacDonald Stittsville Ontario
--- Just beyond the fringe ---
<a href="">homepage</a>
Canada is good! - SOMEONE should stand up for it!