W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-html@w3.org > July 1999

RE: 404 errors, Search Engines, and a new meta-tag

From: Nick Arnett <listbot@mccmedia.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 1999 08:29:51 -0700
Message-Id: <>
To: <www-html@w3.org>
At 10:44 PM 7/9/99 -0500, David Norris wrote:

>Now, on a more interesting note.  I have a suggestion which would only
>require you to convince all of the 60+ million server admins instead of the
>300+ million web users.  Why not specify some means for web servers to
>automatically notify web search engines of bad urls?

Sorry for the late reply... this would be an appropriate topic for the 
robots list, since it has to do with crawling.  The list is at 
"listserv@mccmedia.com" and uses the usual Listserv commands.  There's a 
discussion now of how to make robots more polite.

Received on Thursday, 22 July 1999 14:45:00 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Wednesday, 7 January 2015 15:05:51 UTC