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Re: Proposed issue: site metadata hook

From: Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net>
Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2003 17:25:51 -0800
Message-ID: <3E52DD1F.6090301@prescod.net>
To: www-tag@w3.org

Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com wrote:
> 
> ....
> A specific question to help me determine that: If the server owner
> says "no crawlers at all on this server" and a tenant says "all my
> own content can be crawled", should the tenant's content be crawled?

The server owner runs the HTTP server. No data can go in or out of the 
system without their explicit or implicit agreement. In particular, they 
can trivially block the MGET method or metadata header or whatever 
emerges in their Apache configuration.

  Paul Prescod
Received on Tuesday, 18 February 2003 20:26:05 GMT

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