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[REBOL] Re: Rebol web presence statistics

From: carl:cybercraft at: 20-Mar-2004 6:58

On 20-Mar-04, Hallvard Ystad wrote:
> Dixit Carl Read (11.40 19.03.2004): >> One suggestion for the results: I'd like to see the URL's shown >> too, as they provide extra info not given by the webpages' headers. >> Three or four links all just saying " Script Library" are >> not that helpful. Yes, we can put the mouse-pointer over them, but >> that's not too friendly. > You're right - so now the URLs are shown.
That's better - and still nice and tidy too.
>> I just did... >> RIX URL Submission >> OK, your URL wasn't found in the database, so it was added to >> the >> checklist. Thanks for submitting. >> RIX works at a pace of 5000 site updates per night. There are >> currently 233432 websites before you in the queue, so this URL >> should be indexed around 5-May-2004. But keep in mind that this >> is only an approximate suggestion. >> It's going to be quite a busy little bot for the forseeable future, >> isn't it? (-: > Oh yes. And it all started with in the > beginning. The bot checks all links _from_ pages that contain the > word "rebol". Pages that do not contain the word does not get their > links checked. It's amazing how many URLs have lined up on the > checklist. 5000 records per day is my choice. If the bot ran all the > time, it could reach about 15000-25000, I guess, so maybe that's > worth a try for a period of time.
But a bit rough on your bot! :-) Perhaps the "submitted by hand" URLs could be put to the top of the list? It's unlikely you'll get many a day and so it shouldn't make much of an impact on your searching, but it would be a bit of encouragement for the people who take the trouble to add an URL. -- Carl Read