Mitch Kapor and Tim O'Reilly are among advisory board members of Nutch, a new open source search engine project which will try to:
Sounds good to me!
- fetch several billion pages per month
- maintain an index of these pages
- search that index up to 1000 times per second
- provide very high quality search results
- operate at minimal cost
John Battelle at Business 2.0 says, "Watch Out, Google".