John Bokma wrote:
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> John Bokma wrote:
>> No disrespect to Dave by all means, but you, John, write pages with
>> unique content. From what I could gather, the thousands of pages which
>> Dave maintains will have duplicates elsewhere.
> Yes, and quite easily even. Dave can't stop me for example to spider his
> pages, use a different template, add some stuff, and republish. :-)
wget -r -l10 -H -t1 -nd -N -np -A.mp3 -erobots=off http://WhatzItAgain?
cat template header file.htm footer ...
... You get the picture ...
>> There is a lot of
>> imported text. it's a visitors heaven, though I don't know how much of
>> an ego boost.
> Maybe small, and maybe that's why Dave talks so much about it :-).
> I have been thinking about doing similar thinks for a long long time.
> Transforming text to HTML is a piece of cake for me to automate. But
> it's to easy, and hence, easy to copy. Look at the thousands of lyrics
> sites, the Usenet mirrors etc.
Lyrics are exactly what I was about to mention. What does society need all
of these dups for? You can practically get them off CD's, add some adverts
and then pay the bill for the traffic. What is more disgraceful is the use
of such SE 'traps' to increase the PR of a completely unrelated site like
casino or V1agra.
Roy S. Schestowitz