jdMorgan - 2:18 pm on Jun 7, 2010 (gmt 0)
> In all instances, if there is no file "i," then 0.php is served as an include.
Then that is *massive* duplicate-content -- Or to put in anther way, potential "SEO suicide."
It's simply not "good enough" -- There's no such thing, in fact.
No short-cuts. Watch the details, follow the HTTP specifications.
Serve a proper 404 response if you want to survive...
See the old thread in the Google forum "Duplicate Content - Get it right or perish." Great title.
Otherwise, go ahead and start typing your "Help, my site has been completely removed from Google" post -- you may need it sooner,rather than later.
Mod_rewrite entails complex directives and regular-expressions. It affects your server operation and the 'view' that browsers and search engines take of your site. As such, every little detail counts. Your previous respondent in this thread is well-aware of both the code-related issues and the SEO-related issues. I suggest that you not ignore even the tiniest suggestion that's been posted...