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Bug 3081 - Suggested change to robots.txt to assist "Votes for deletion"
Suggested change to robots.txt to assist "Votes for deletion"
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 4776
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2005-08-09 09:04 UTC by Pcb21
Modified: 2006-02-22 21:10 UTC (History)
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Description Pcb21 2005-08-09 09:04:42 UTC
(See
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikipedia_talk:Votes_for_deletion&oldid=20607625
for a longer discussion.)

There is considerable support in the community for adding the following:
    User-agent: *
    Disallow: /wiki/Wikipedia:Votes_for_deletion/

to the en.wikipedia robots.txt - the reason being that deletion debates are
hitting for the top of search engine searches when Wikipedia has no content on
the topic (because it has been deleted!) And VfD pages are hardly Wikipedia's
most attractive side....
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2006-02-22 21:10:26 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 4776 ***

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