pageoneresults - 4:24 pm on Jan 27, 2003 (gmt 0)
jlr1001, nice find! I haven't read AV's FAQs in quite some time. It's nice to see they are doing what they can to dispell the myth too! And listed right after that FAQ is ths...
13. How much information on my page is indexed?
AltaVista indexes all words in your document except for comments. It indexes all text, ALT text for images, links (hrefs and images), anchors, titles, description, applet and ActiveX object names, the page URL, the host name, and the domain name. The crawler cannot read words that are imbedded within graphics, so these words are not indexed.