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From David Francis Buhler <davidbuh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: SEO for SWF Was: Flash Platform roadmap
Date Tue, 28 Feb 2012 02:35:04 GMT
While I respect your opinion that my theory is factually wrong, I
respectfully disagree. The cloaking theory I suggested is possible, and
does not require a Google Appliance. If cloaking is a violation of Google's
Terms, that doesn't mean it doesn't happen.

[1]  http://www.petitiononline.com/stopee/petition.html
[2]
http://blog.tylerholmes.com/2008/10/experts-exchangeno-longer-cloaking-just.html
[3]  http://support.google.com/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=66355

On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 8:32 PM, Duane Nickull <duane@uberity.com> wrote:

> On 12-02-27 5:18 PM, "David Francis Buhler" <davidbuhler@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >My hunch is that their authentication mechanism does not require bots to
> >be
> >authenticated. That might be why you can view the entire page without
> >being
> >authenticated if you request the cached version.
> >
> >[1]
> >
> http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Web_Languages-Standards/Fl
> >ex/Q_27377143.html
> >
> >[2]
> >
> http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:h2aRJSoLe1sJ:www.expe
> >
> rts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Web_Languages-Standards/Flex/Q_27377143.h
> >tml+&cd=5&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us
>
>
> No. This is wrong.  If you want Google to index authenticated pages, you
> must configure the Google Search Appliance or Google mini.  Also - what
> you suggest below is not allowed. You would be showing googlebot something
> different from what others can see, this is against the guidelines.
>
> Google published full instructions here.  Again, there is nothing in the
> Flex SDK or from a Flex developers perspective I can think of that would
> have to be done.
>
> Duane
>
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>
>
> >
> >
> >On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 6:51 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
> >
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On 2/27/12 3:22 PM, "Duane Nickull" <duane@uberity.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >> > DN: I have never seen any evidence of google using content it can
> >>access.
> >> > Same for Bing and Yahoo.  Flex can basically give it 500 words but for
> >> > starters Google only takes 200 per site in most cases.  They can all
> >>get
> >> > text today, but the reality is they don't appear to use it.  I am not
> >> sure
> >> > how you think an SDK will force them to use it.
> >> I'm not saying the SDK will try to force anybody to use anything.  I
> >>just
> >> thought there were issues where folks want to have more control over
> >>what
> >> text is found in a SWF, what links are found in the SWF and what buttons
> >> get
> >> pushed.  I don't remember how Ichabod knew to push the buttons in
> >> FlexStore.
> >> >
> >> > As for Authentication, most pages that require authentication are
> >> probably
> >> > not mean to be indexed as the human finding the link to it would face
> >>the
> >> > same challenge.  What would be the point?
> >> I think it is expertsexchange.com that seems to be well indexed but you
> >> have
> >> to authenticate first.  I don't know how they do that.
> >> >
> >>
> >> --
> >> Alex Harui
> >> Flex SDK Team
> >> Adobe Systems, Inc.
> >> http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui
> >>
> >>
>
>
>

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