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Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] Default Search Engine

From: Narcis Garcia
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] Default Search Engine
Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2018 19:42:13 +0100

Same issue with Searx.

- Opened a browser with catalan [ca] content language setting, search
for "Lleida" -> English results.
- Opened a browser with spanish [es] content language setting, search
for "Madrid" -> English results.

Not useful for people outside of english spoken countries.

El 28/01/18 a les 14:36, Marco van Hulten ha escrit:
> Hi all—
> Before expanding on Narcis' useful criticism below, MetaGer could be a
> good addition to the list of search engines in IceCat.
> When we're at it, do add La Quadrature du Net as well.
>     https://searx.laquadrature.net/
> Je 28 jan 13:31 skribis Narcis:
>> MetaGer still has the problem of prioritizing german results.
>> [examples]
>> This is not useful for me to set many people MetaGer as default search
>> engine.
> Here I also see an issue.
> https://metager.de/    returns German results.
> https://metager.de/en/ returns English results.
> https://metager.de/es/ returns German results.
> https://metager.de/nl/ does not exist.
> https://metager.de/eo/ does not exist.
> https://metager.de/no/ does not exist.
> The main issue here is that the Spanish website returns links to German
> websites, instead of Spanish.
> Another issue (be it a bug or missing feature) is that, at least in
> IceCat, the language setting is ignored.
> —Marco

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