ftp archives disappearing?
trixter at oldskool.org
Sun Mar 11 01:28:54 CST 2007
Al Kossow wrote:
> Google doesn't spider for filenames, just content. If a list of filenames
> doesn't show up on a web page, Google won't see it.
Wrong. See below.
> As an example, I just did a search for "adsMstr_6-76.log"
> which can be found at http://bitsavers.org/bits/Datapoint/cassetteDumps/
> and there were no hits from google, yahoo, altavista, or google code
That's because it wasn't indexed. A search for "20164_dos.c_1.1.bin"
does indeed point to bitsavers, which was indexed.
Maybe you have a robots.txt somewhere? Try re-submitting your site to
the engines again.
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