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Robozilla and Robots.txt

     
12:23 pm on May 3, 2001 (gmt 0)

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Does robozilla obey robots.txt? And if so, what does it do if it runs into a url in the database, that is also blocked by a robots.txt at the site?
12:31 pm on May 3, 2001 (gmt 0)

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Robozilla visits all the links within the Open Directory periodically, marking the ones that return errors for review. It does not spider the site.

[dmoz.org...]

[robotstxt.org...]

9:27 am on May 4, 2001 (gmt 0)

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Yep, that is what it does. Doesn't answer the question. :-)

Does it read robots.txt? (I've always thought not, but someone in another group is claiming it does).

[robotstxt.org...]

8:11 am on May 5, 2001 (gmt 0)

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Robo answered the question himself (actually it was a her). No, robo doesn't read robots.txt.