I noticed this in the logs on one of my sites this morning...
IP: 184.108.40.206 UA: Scooter/3.3Y!CrawlX
Requested robots.txt and the index page.
Not sure if anyone has mentioned this UA yet.
7:00 pm on Aug 3, 2004 (gmt 0)
I've also seen it crawling this morning, same IP and UA.
7:03 pm on Aug 3, 2004 (gmt 0)
Diito that Dan.
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10:36 pm on Aug 16, 2004 (gmt 0)
Since AltaVista was purchased by Overture the A/V engine often uses the listings in Yahoo. Lookup of IP 220.127.116.11 which is often used for the UA of Scooter/3.3Y!CrawlX reveals that the IP "does" belong to Yahoo in San Jose, CA, USA
Having noticed comment by others that they have been blocking this UA, thought I should pass this info on as it does seem valid as a good bot.