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From "Gregor J. Rothfuss" <>
Subject Re: Add support for Googles sitemap protocol?
Date Sat, 04 Jun 2005 15:40:54 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> Ferdinand Soethe wrote:
>> This seems to makes a lot of sense in terms of better indexing and
>> doesn't sound too complex to implement if we have a url-encoder
>> somewhere.

this makes a ton of sense.

> Can you provide an overview of what is required with a link to more 
> info. I have no idea what this is.

basically a way to alert google and other search engines to all the 
pages in your site, as originally proposed in 1997!

(this is the old dave winer, at his best, without all the ranting :)

>> The tricky part - though more of a nice to have - is to automate
>> reporting of changes to the google sitemap.

you don't have to do that. the crawler will visit this special sitemap 
quite frequently ;)


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