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By using this format, the data can be used to further validate the author/ownership of the digital property (your website) especially when linked from the HEAD section of your documents.
/* AUTHOR */
/* SITE */
/* COMPANY */
As the robots.txt [robotstxt.org] file is to robots, the humans.txt [humanstxt.org] file is to humans.Wrong.
Name: John Doe
Wrong... humans.txt would be cool if I could control the access to my website with it as with robots.txt.That's not the function of humans.txt.
The rest can be counted on your fingers. I think one site actually has a file by this name, but it's just a spoof on robots.txt.
GET /long-complicated-path-here/index.php?some-param-name=http://www.google.com/humans.txt? HTTP/1.0
Hasn't the whole thing been by and large superseded by the “About Us” page?I don't think it has been "superseded." All indication is the humans.txt file has a different purpose than the About Us webpage, although much of the information on either is likely similar.
illogicalWhenever I see things like that, I wonder if they're doing it on purpose--for reasons which pass ordinary human ken--or whether the stupid robot is the work of a stupid botrunner who entered the wrong variable while creating the script, and didn't bother to test-run it.