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Defining website scope using Sitemap protocol

From: Alistair Garrison <alistair.j.garrison@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 26 Nov 2011 14:06:05 +0100
Message-Id: <D7867789-872B-4DBC-9C5C-71E869268767@gmail.com>
To: Eval TF <public-wai-evaltf@w3.org>
Dear all, 

It seems that a good number of website owners / webmasters submit a sitemap to search engines.  The schema of choice for this sitemap (file) is apparently the Sitemap protocol - http://www.sitemaps.org/ (supported by Google, Yahoo!, and Microsoft.)

What would your thoughts be on using this sitemap file generated for a website, by the website owners / webmaster, to define the scope of a website? Possibly answering the question - How can an evaluator express the scope of a website.

Would be interested to hear thoughts / comments.

All the best 

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