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Re: Suggestion: 'rel="unrelated"' (was: Re: rel="nofollow" attribute)

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2005 15:52:36 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200501221552.j0MFqaC02457@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org

> all.  The web server _knows_ that it's Googlebot requesting the page. =20
> Couldn't the web application simply omit the entire comment section?  Or ad=
> d=20

Google's policy is that serving a special version of a page to a crawler
is abuse - that's covering the serving of keyword stuffing pages - but it
is difficult to then encourage it in other contexts.
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