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Re: [css-text] Control characters

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2014 18:51:14 -0400
Message-ID: <53B1E9E2.2090001@mit.edu>
To: Ambrose LI <ambrose.li@gmail.com>
CC: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 6/30/14, 4:06 PM, Ambrose LI wrote:
> 2014-06-30 15:27 GMT-04:00 Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>:
>> No, you didn't get my point.  My point is that if you write a word on your
>> website and your browser shows it as a word but Google's spider doesn't
>> think it's a word, you will be unhappy.
>
> These things already exist. It’s called Javascript-generated content.

1)  Search engine spiders nowadays run JS.

2)  Website authors typically know about this gotcha, and more 
importantly know when they have JS-generated content.

-Boris
Received on Monday, 30 June 2014 22:51:43 UTC

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