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<?php
# search engine processor script
#
# scpt:  multisearch.php
#
# devl:	 www.blazonry.com
#
# date:  july 1st, 1999
#
# desc: multiple search engine in one Form
#
# 		Receives engine ($engine) and search criteria ($scrit)
# 		from a form and creates the proper search form and
# 		submits it to the site specified
#
# 		* Works with GET or POST method
# 		* Any amount of hidden fields


# DEFINE SEARCH ENGINES
# engine name = action, method, criteria field
$engines = array(
	"excite" => array("http://www.excite.com/search.gw", "GET", "search"),
	"altavista" => array("http://www.altavista.com/cgi-bin/query", "GET", "q"),
	"webster" => array("http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary", "POST", "va"),
	"yahoo" => array("http://search.yahoo.com/bin/search","GET","p"),
	"internic" => array("http://www.networksolutions.com/cgi-bin/whois/whois","POST","STRING"),
	"google" => array("http://www.google.com/search","GET","q"),
	"devsearch" => array("http://www.devsearch.com/cgi-bin/query","GET","q"),
	"det" => array("http://www.etrade.com/cgi-bin/gx.cgi/AppLogic+ResearchSymbol","POST","research_quote_symbol"),
	"hotbot" => array("http://www.hotbot.com/","GET","MT"),
	"lycos" => array("http://www.lycos.com/cgi-bin/pursuit","GET","query"),
	"askjeeves" => array("http://www.askjeeves.com/main/askJeeves.asp","GET","ask"),
	"slashdot" => array("http://www.slashdot.org/search.pl","GET","query"),
	"freshmeat" => array("http://core.freshmeat.net/search.php3","POST","query"),
	"php" => array("http://www.php.net/manual-lookup.php3", "POST", "function"),
	"infind" => array("http://www.infind.com/infind/infind.exe","GET","query")
);


# DEFINE HIDDEN FIELDS
# engine name = "name"=>"value"
$hiddenfields = array(
	"altavista" => array("pg"=>"q","what"=>"web","kl"=>"en"),
	"webster" => array("book"=>"dictionary"),
	"devsearch" => array("mss"=>"en/simple", "pg"=>"q", "what"=>"web",
	"enc"=>"iso88591","fmt"=>".","op"=>"a"),
	"det" => array("INFOTYPE"=>"DET_QUOTES"),
	"hotbot" => array("OPs"=>"MDRTP"),
	"lycos" => array("cat"=>"dir"),
	"askjeeves" => array("origin"=>"","qSource"=>"0","site_name"=>"Jeeves","metasearch"=>"yes"),
	"infind" => array("time"=>"10")
);

$action = $engines[$engine][0];
$method = $engines[$engine][1];
$criteriafield = $engines[$engine][2];

?>
<form name="theForm" action="<?php echo($action); ?>" METHOD="<?php echo($method) ?>">
<input type="hidden" name="<?php echo($criteriafield); ?>" VALUE="<?php echo($scrit); ?>">
<?
if ($hiddenfields[$engine]) {
	while ( list($key, $val) = each($hiddenfields[$engine]) ) {
	   echo "<INPUT TYPE='hidden' NAME='$key' VALUE='$val'>\n";
	}
}
?>
</form>

<script>
document.theForm.submit();
</script>
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