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What do all those bots here?

Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:15 am
by Walter
Alexa, Bing, Google? :o

Re: What do all those bots here?

Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:40 pm
by grsbanks
If you want pages on this forum to appear in search results on those search engines, you have to let those bots trawl through the forum.

Re: What do all those bots here?

Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:40 pm
by dlachieze
Indexing for search engines I suppose...

I don't think they are really looking for DM42 tips, well maybe Alexa, to be able to answer to anybody yelling in his kitchen: "how much pounds of flour do I need for my pancakes?"
with "let me pull my DM42 and do the calculation for you"

Re: What do all those bots here?

Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2018 3:47 pm
by keithdalby
If Alexa said that I might be more tempted to buy one

Re: What do all those bots here?

Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2018 3:53 pm
by Walter
keithdalby wrote:
Thu Dec 20, 2018 3:47 pm
If Alexa said that I might be more tempted to buy one
Do you really want the NSA at home? And whoever else hacks those data?

Re: What do all those bots here?

Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2018 3:54 pm
by Walter
grsbanks wrote:
Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:40 pm
If you want pages on this forum to appear in search results on those search engines, you have to let those bots trawl through the forum.
Thanks for the explanation, grsbanks!

Re: What do all those bots here?

Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2018 4:40 pm
by keithdalby
Walter wrote:
Thu Dec 20, 2018 3:53 pm
Do you really want the NSA at home? And whoever else hacks those data?
Well they can't hack MY brain.
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Re: What do all those bots here?

Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:41 pm
by Walter
keithdalby wrote:
Thu Dec 20, 2018 4:40 pm
Well they can't hack MY brain.
...
Don't forget grounding it (whatever ... ;) ).

Re: What do all those bots here?

Posted: Tue Dec 25, 2018 10:28 am
by toml_12953
Walter wrote:
Thu Dec 20, 2018 3:53 pm
keithdalby wrote:
Thu Dec 20, 2018 3:47 pm
If Alexa said that I might be more tempted to buy one
Do you really want the NSA at home? And whoever else hacks those data?
If they have nothing better to do than look at my boring activities, I feel sorry for them!
Now, if I could only delete my searches for latex, whips and midgets...