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The url which is currently used as the default clojure.java.javadoc/*feeling-lucky-url* is http://www.google.com/search?btnI=I%27m%20Feeling%20Lucky&q=allinurl:, which now takes you to a redirect notice page that requires clicking through a link to get to the google result. I believe this defeats the purpose of the feeling-lucky-url.

I believe the original behavior was taking you directly to the first result. For an example of the current behavior, click here: https://www.google.com/search?btnI=I%27m%20Feeling%20Lucky&q=allinurl:clojure

There is some discussion on this here: https://support.google.com/websearch/thread/15794018?hl=en

Duckduckgo happens to have a query url that works correctly:

(alter-var-root #'clojure.java.javadoc/*feeling-lucky-url*
  (constantly "https://duckduckgo.com/?q=%5C"))

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