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

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Wed Nov 5 04:55:05 UTC 2003


On 2003-11-04, Christopher Browne <cbbrowne at acm.org> wrote:

> Martha Stewart called it a Good Thing whenSteve Kostecke
> <kostecke at ntp.org>wrote:
>
>> That robots.txt setting is temporarily necessary to keep spiders
>> from rendering twiki.ntp.org completely unusable (as has happened to
>> us in the past). Once we resolve some performance issues we will be
>> lifting that limitation. Then you *will* see content from the NTP
>> TWiki indexed by search engines such as Google.
>
> Put up at least a static front page that _can_ be spidered safely.
>
> That is the needful thing.

No. We need to solve the performance problems.

> Without it, the "Twiki" will be invisible to the world.

Please reread the text that you replied to. 

> And if it is invisible, it doesn't much matter how good it is; people
> won't see it, and won't use it.

Once we change the robots.txt setting the TWiki will no longer be
invisible.

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