lucy24 - 1:31 am on Apr 17, 2012 (gmt 0)
They never got as far as crediting me with anything, although the Rich Snippets Testing Tool (under More Resources) still comes through with "verified author markup".
:: mopping brow ::
The author function definitely still exists. Saw it within the last 24 hours while doing a search. (Not, alas, a search for my own pages.)
On average, pages in your site take 0.5 seconds to load (updated on Jan 15, 2012). This is faster than 98% of sites. These estimates are of low accuracy.
Yah. You betcha. But I guess that's a different thread. I was poking around Labs.