Live Search - again? (and convergenzzzzzzz ...) - Computerworld Blogs: "If you feel a sense of dejavu over Microsoft's announcement of Live Search, you aren't alone"
No kidding: I hadn't see this before my previous post. Check the link for a round-up of stories/perspectives from Computerworld's Eric Lai and others.
I don't mean to imply I think the latest Microsoft stuff isn't substantive, incidentally; it's just sort of weird to see leading vendors take another run at this problem space.