Re: structured metadata using A

Rob (wlkngowl@unix.asb.com)
Wed, 14 May 1997 19:30:24 -0500


Message-Id: <199705142333.TAA00211@unix.asb.com>
From: "Rob" <wlkngowl@unix.asb.com>
To: bkest@ulb.ac.be (Bruno Kestemont)
Date: Wed, 14 May 1997 19:30:24 -0500
Subject: Re: structured metadata using A
CC: www-html@w3.org

bkest@ulb.ac.be (Bruno Kestemont) writes:

[..]
> Excite (www.excite.com) argues that meta tags written by the autor of a page 
> could easilly lie (e.g. for commercial attraction).
[..]

Search engine developers are working on algorithms to filter out a 
lot of the 'bait'.

Remember that web pages are primarily used by sentient beings, not 
computers.  Most people looking at a bogus web page will quickly 
realize it and continue down the search list.

Rob