John Bokma wrote:
> Carol W <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> In terms of citations and acknowledgements - is Wikipedia still using
>> rel="nofollow" on links shared on that site?
> Don't see them on the page I checked.
Read the following:
However, concerns were raised about whether implementing the tag on
Wikipedia was desirable. Decumanus commented, "My experience is that spam
gets cleaned up very quickly. Conversely, I find pleasure in adding
legitimate external links, knowing it will help raise the page rank of
those sites." Jimbo Wales expressed the opinion that the feature should be
on by default in the MediaWiki software, but that Wikipedia itself should
turn this feature off.
Roy S. Schestowitz