kaled - 12:55 am on Nov 28, 2005 (gmt 0) Kaled.
Unless Googlebot has been causing problems, banning it is illogical. It will not help in the fight against bad bots. Either this is a bad decision caused by frustration or there is a reason for it that has not yet been mentioned.
I'm sure we've all made bad decisions as a result of frustration. Earlier today I blew up a circuit board in a flurry of sparks and melted diodes - just not thinking straight.