Samizdata - 11:46 pm on May 17, 2011 (gmt 0)
Eliminating all snippets is idiotic just to eliminate instant preview
Idiotic to webmasters, sure, but "pour encourager les autres" for Google Inc.
They don't want you to opt out, and they made it unattractive to do so.
any site set to NOARCHIVE is currently being violated
I won't argue with that, but I am suddenly reminded of something called Blekko.
Can't we get a new directive NOPREVIEW, come on Google, common sense time
One of my posts on this subject from 22 November 2010 says:
"As for offering a "nopreview" tag, they wouldn't want to copy Bing, would they?"
I weep for the future
Sadly, I think you are probably crying over spilt milk.
Any fuss over Google Web Preview died out six months ago.
As an issue, it's an ex-parrot.