Posted by Gary on March 21, 2003
In Reply to: What do those stars mean after subject lines in the archives? posted by Bruce Kahl on March 21, 2003
: : What do those stars mean after subject lines in the archives?
: It seems to be connected to relevancy.
: When you enter a search term, the software driving this site will rank the results of the search with stars--the higher the number of stars the more relevant the search result is to your query.
: This is usually how search algorithms work but the final answer will probably come from the owner of this site.
Yes, that's exactly it.