"It's good enough. It gets the job done. And it puts Microsoft at the table to play with everybody else."
I don't know about ya'll, but that doesn't sound very compelling.
-- return specific answers, such as facts, definitions, conversions and calculations, to certain direct questions by tapping content from Microsoft's Encarta encyclopedia;
-- launch specific actions from the MSN Search interface, such as listening to song samples and buying and downloading songs from MSN Music;
-- narrow search results according to various parameters, such as geographic location, news content, language, images, Internet domains, Web site address and Web pages' popularity or creation date.