Wednesday, November 2, 2011 [Tweets] [Favorites]

Google Kills Its Other Plus

Andy Baio (via John Gruber):

On Wednesday, Google retired a longer-standing “plus”: the + operator, a standard bit of syntax used to force words and phrases to appear in search results. The operator was part of Google since its launch in 1997 and built into every search engine since.

The replacement is to put the individual terms in double quotes.


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