__/ [David] on Saturday 29 October 2005 16:11 \__
> On Sat, 29 Oct 2005 14:53:55 +0100, Roy Schestowitz
> <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>Jagger does not penalise sites that use ASP .Net. Some said it may pe-
>>nalise for link exchanges, but we believe this to be impractical. Jagger
>>is an update whose duration should be approximately 3 weeks and it com-
>>prises 3 so-called patches, assuming I recall correctly.
> Where do people get this stuff from?
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msg #:29 8:07 pm on Oct 20, 2005 (utc 0)
Dayo_UK, you're going to want to wait a couple weeks.
The third stage of Jagger is the most likely to bring
canonicalization changes. We're still in stage one at
this point. If you still see issues after that, I'd
let us know.
By "us" he means "Google" by the way.
I think that Cutts said something about Jagger too. What I said above was a
combination of various things I had read. If needed, I can chase the pages.
> Other than Google no one else knows how long an update will take or
> how many parts there are to it. You make the above sound like a fact,
> part of a press release by Google or something!!
> All we can do is guess based on past experience and in my experience
> most of what is said during an update is total bull so ignore it and
> wait for Google to do it's thing, which may take a week, a month or
> even 3 months, no one knows for sure since Google changes how it does
> things (ie PR updated monthly, now it isn't).
Yes, the intention Google have expressed openly (if I recall correctly) is
more frequent updates of PageRank value in people's toolbar. They must be
feeling the pressure from the competition.
> BTW I have not seen a significant negative effect of traffic from this
> update and that's tracking over 100 sites. Over all traffic is up
Most people appear to be unaffected or unaware. Those who are affected voice
their concerns. I was also affected by Bourbon. Many people never noticed
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