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bootcat:release_notes:toolkit:0.16 [2012/05/30 15:34]
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 In July 2011 Yahoo terminated the web service BootCaT used to search the web; after a few days of blackout, BootCaT is working again thanks to Bing, a search engine that still provides free access to its search API. In July 2011 Yahoo terminated the web service BootCaT used to search the web; after a few days of blackout, BootCaT is working again thanks to Bing, a search engine that still provides free access to its search API.
  
-  * **NEW (feature)**: since BootCaT now uses Bing, an AppId is required to make the program work (see [[help:search_engine_key|this page]] for more information).+  * **NEW (feature)**: since BootCaT now uses Bing, an AppId is required to make the program work (see [[bootcat:help:search_engine_key|this page]] for more information).
   * **NEW (script)**: the Perl script ''collect_urls_from_yahoo.pl'' has been moved to the ''outdated_scripts'' directory; a new Java command-line program is now used to collect URLs from a search engine, ''UrlCollector.jar''; the new program provides almost all the functionalities of the old script and adds a couple of new ones, use ''java -jar UrlCollector.jar -h'' to read the documentation   * **NEW (script)**: the Perl script ''collect_urls_from_yahoo.pl'' has been moved to the ''outdated_scripts'' directory; a new Java command-line program is now used to collect URLs from a search engine, ''UrlCollector.jar''; the new program provides almost all the functionalities of the old script and adds a couple of new ones, use ''java -jar UrlCollector.jar -h'' to read the documentation
   * **NEW (limitation)**: the new Bing API limits the maximum results to 50 per query (i.e. tuple), there's nothing we can do about it.   * **NEW (limitation)**: the new Bing API limits the maximum results to 50 per query (i.e. tuple), there's nothing we can do about it.
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