Yahoo have opened their
sauce source a bit more with the introduction of BOSS. Build your own Search Service is an even more open source custom search service. Boss goes further than SearchMonkey did and although I havent looked at BOSS very thoroughly, it sounds very handy, it looks a lot more fleshy than SearchMonkey.
Now all I need to do is figure out a way cram to 48 hours into one day so I can start taking advantage of tools like this (human cloning is still not viable).
Some of the sites that use this tech are:
I suppose I will have to feature these sites as Alternative search engines of the month too, something I promised to do more regularly…