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BTW there is no "dupe filter". But you are diluting your ranking by having duplicate content.
Then what does
do in the Google results (try it in a site search or a backlink search)
In Yahoo adding
seems to do the same thing.
Let's recap. Yahoo calls this string variable "dups" and Google calls it "filter".
So... there's no duplicate content filter. Please tell me more.
As it happens, I'm doing the XML>XSL>HTML translation myself, so I have the opportunity to alter the content with a script before it gets sent to the client.
I want the news to be useful for the reader, but I'm hesitant about using a big block of content that appears on hundreds of other sites.
If there was a reliable babblefishy kind of paraphraser that would change "Widgets go on Sale Tomorrow" to "Sale of Widgets Tomorrow", I'd use that!
I admit it's a half-baked idea, probably too simple to fool anyone or anything. But I was wondering if anyone had tried this kind of thing and tested the results?
if no one has, maybe I'll just do it and see if it makes a difference
You'd have a much better chance replacing all vowels with their respective codes. Now that would be fun :D
Actually a better straetgy would be to replace letters and punctuation in any words that are not key words for the page.
my green widgets go on sale tomorrow
** green widgets ** ** sale ********
do you need widgets? get them free
** *** **** widgets* *** **** free