__/ [John Bokma] on Tuesday 30 August 2005 14:30 \__
> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Do you think there might be more to it?
> I have no idea. I just noticed when I copied a URL of a page. And a bit
> later I noticed that my own perl programmer link was a redirect :-(
> If it's for statistical purposes it would be easy to use bots to increase
> those stats... Hmmm, another black hat SEO trick.
Very interesting observation, John. While it might be good for faking Web
statistics, it cannot help in improving ranks or increasing traffic. I know
*cough* somebody *cough* who uses Web stats as a tool to woo prospective
>> I might be a no-brainer, but
>> what is "&ei=jXgTQ62LGMHs4AGdxNTDCg"? It sounds familiar to me. "ei"
> extended id? (just a wild guess). It might be base64 encoded.
Yes, I take your point.
Roy S. Schestowitz "Life is too short to proofread"