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Re: google, Microsoft, Yahoo support rel="canonical"

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 16:49:32 -0600
To: www-tag@w3.org
Message-Id: <1234997373.11412.1276.camel@pav.lan>
On Tue, 2009-02-17 at 15:08 -0600, Dan Connolly wrote:
> I just discovered this:
> 
> [[
> Now, you can simply add this <link> tag to specify your preferred
> version: 
> 
> <link rel="canonical"
> href="http://www.example.com/product.php?item=swedish-fish" />
> ]]
> --
> http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2009/02/specify-your-canonical.html

Oops; the picture is becoming more clear to me now... it's not just
Google:

http://www.mark8t.com/2009/02/15/google-yahoo-and-msn-agree-on-the-canonical-link-tag/
->
http://ysearchblog.com/2009/02/12/fighting-duplication-adding-more-arrows-to-your-quiver/
->
http://blogs.msdn.com/webmaster/archive/2009/02/12/partnering-to-help-solve-duplicate-content-issues.aspx

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Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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