Yahoo! Slurp

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Yahoo! Slurp
Original author(s)Inktomi
Developer(s)Inktomi and Yahoo!
Development statusDiscontinued
TypeWeb crawler
 
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Yahoo! Slurp
Original author(s)Inktomi
Developer(s)Inktomi and Yahoo!
Development statusDiscontinued
TypeWeb crawler

Yahoo! Slurp is a web crawler based on search engine technology Yahoo! acquired when it purchased Inktomi. Slurp was the web crawler for Yahoo! Search until Yahoo! contracted with Microsoft to use bingbot instead.


Two Slurp user agent identification strings:

 Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Yahoo Slurp;   http://help.yahoo.com/help/us/ysearch/slurp) 
 Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Yahoo! Slurp China; http://misc.yahoo.com.cn/help.html) 

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