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sniffer - 4:18 pm on Apr 20, 2008 (gmt 0)
|The fact that someone spends energy on writing an URL as text (not as an 'a href') could indicate that the person is aware that the URL exists, but intentionally don't want to refer to it by a link. |
This would account for maybe 1% of cases where the link is not posted by a webmaster
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