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Re: Delete OLD pages.

From: Patrick D'Souza <pdsouza@about.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2013 21:30:51 -0400
Message-ID: <517735CB.80904@about.com>
To: Julee <julee@adobe.com>
CC: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Yes we can exclude that pattern in robots.txt. I'll send Doug an updated 
robots.txt and then look into Google and Bing Webmaster tools to filter 
out these urls.

On 04/23/2013 09:29 PM, Julee wrote:
> Hi, Patrick:
>
> It's a namespace thingie, so
>
> http://docs.webplatform.org/OLD:*
>
> As in:
>
> http://docs.webplatform.org/OLD:beginners
> http://docs.webplatform.org/OLD:concepts
> http://docs.webplatform.org/OLD:css
> http://docs.webplatform.org/OLD:dom
> http://docs.webplatform.org/OLD:html
> http://docs.webplatform.org/OLD:javascript
> http://docs.webplatform.org/OLD:svg
>
> That's all I've seen so far.
>
> Wait: can we exclude that URL pattern?
>
> J
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> julee@adobe.com
> @adobejulee
>
> From: Patrick D'Souza <pdsouza@about.com <mailto:pdsouza@about.com>>
> Reply-To: "pdsouza@about.com <mailto:pdsouza@about.com>" 
> <pdsouza@about.com <mailto:pdsouza@about.com>>
> Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 6:24 PM
> To: julee <julee@adobe.com <mailto:julee@adobe.com>>
> Cc: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me <mailto:jonathan@garbee.me>>, 
> "public-webplatform@w3.org <mailto:public-webplatform@w3.org>" 
> <public-webplatform@w3.org <mailto:public-webplatform@w3.org>>
> Subject: Re: Delete OLD pages.
>
> Can you send me the list of OLD namespaced urls and I'll work on 
> getting them removed if they have been indexed by search engines.
>
> On 04/23/2013 07:32 PM, Julee wrote:
>> +1. Looks like they are in the site maps we submitted. We should 
>> delete them or archive them if necessary. J
>>
>>
>> ----------------------------
>> julee@adobe.com
>> @adobejulee
>>
>> From: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me <mailto:jonathan@garbee.me>>
>> Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 4:30 PM
>> To: "public-webplatform@w3.org <mailto:public-webplatform@w3.org>" 
>> <public-webplatform@w3.org <mailto:public-webplatform@w3.org>>
>> Subject: Delete OLD pages.
>>
>> There are a few pages in the OLD namespace such as HTML, CSS, and JS. 
>> They seem to have made the top of the stats last month [1].
>>
>> We should first make sure that OLD pages aren't indexed by search 
>> engines.
>>
>> Second since the new top level pages for these have no issues 
>> shouldn't we remove these pages from this OLD namespace?
>>
>> -Garbee
>>
>> [1] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/Special:Statistics
>
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