Content_ed - 5:32 pm on Mar 7, 2011 (gmt 0)
I never designed for an algo, I designed for people. That's still Google's official advice, it simply my not be true anymore.
When you redesign your sites and regain your positions, you can thank Google if you think it's appropriate. I think you're getting a little ahead of the game thanking them for making work for you before you know the outcome.
I agree she was trying to be helpful, I just find it offensive how she went about it.