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From Duane Nickull <du...@uberity.com>
Subject Re: SEO for SWF Was: Flash Platform roadmap
Date Tue, 28 Feb 2012 03:18:26 GMT
On 12-02-27 6:35 PM, "David Francis Buhler" <davidbuhler@gmail.com> wrote:


>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-jus
>t.html
>[3]  http://support.google.com/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=66355

Let me clarify, I agree that technically what you suggest can work.  From
a business perspective though, Google says that what they index must be
the same as what people see on the current site.

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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