[ntp:questions] Re: Lists of public NTP servers

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue Nov 4 15:27:43 UTC 2003


"Nicholas Suan" <nsuan at nonexiste.net> wrote in message
news:Xns942919A437EDEkouga at inuyasha.nonexiste.net...
> Brad Knowles <brad.knowles at skynet.be> wrote in
> news:mailman.50.1067915866.1751.questions at ntp.org:
>
> > At 5:19 PM +0000 2003/11/03, David J Taylor wrote:
> >
> >>  As with all the NTP documentation, the lists need to remain easily
> >>  accessible to the "average" NTP user, and not hidden in some
mystical
> >>  resource hidden to search engines.
> >
> >      Sigh....  Once again, FUD and ignorance raise their heads.
> >
> >      Once again, I will say that anything in the public twiki space is
> > totally open to world-wide access, including any and all known search
> > engines.  The one and only restriction is if you want to *CREATE*
> > information in the twiki, and that's only restricted to people who
> > have created twiki accounts for themselves.
> >
>
> Well actually, it isn't:
>
> http://twiki.ntp.org/robots.txt:
>
> User-agent: *
> Disallow: /
>
Thanks, Nicholas.

I had a threatening e-mail accusing me of spreading FUD about the twiki,
but it seems I was correct about the lack of it in the search engines at
least.

Cheers,
David





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