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Is this bot trap a good idea? bot trap roshaoar msg:4640600 10:46 pm on Jan 27, 2014 (gmt 0) I love the idea of it but having .htaccess writeable makes me uneasy. Should it? [ ...] wp-mix.com Thx
lucy24 msg:4640625 1:26 am on Jan 28, 2014 (gmt 0)
I don't know about "should". But it certainly gives me the willies, even though I know many people hereabouts do something of the kind.
not2easy msg:4640629 1:54 am on Jan 28, 2014 (gmt 0)
A very similar trap was posted here in WWF several years ago. I had to dig, but found the URL, don't know if it would link to the content today or not: at forum88/4242.htm lucy24 msg:4640640 3:37 am on Jan 28, 2014 (gmt 0)
don't know if it would link to the content today or not Yes, it works fine: [ ...] webmasterworld.com :: further experiment :: Hm, that's interesting. If you say /forum88/ alone, it redirects to /php/ (the current name of the forum), but if you mix an old-style directory name with a recent post number-- or vice versa-- it's a 404.