[1/6] from: luke::marmaladefoo::com at: 20-Mar-2004 10:34
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[2/6] from: carl:cybercraft at: 21-Mar-2004 0:47
On 20-Mar-04, Luke Orlando Emmet wrote:
> How would a > rebsite (or a flashsite etc) get searched by Google??
From a technical POV, a rebsite wouldn't be difficult for Google to search - it just needs to look at the script's header. I doubt they'll bother till there's millions of scripts about though. Out of curiousity, I've just been using Google to try and find REBOL scripts and a search for "rebol .r" (without the speechmarks) ranked my solar-sim reblet at 5. Like it's had about 50 hits and been online for all of two weeks and it's at number 5 in a search for rebol .r ?!? It's also the first link shown with a .r extension. So, what's different about my reblet? Well, because of the way my host handles REBOL scripts, (they have to have a .r extension), I couldn't have the reblet's page point to a script with a .r extension as it'd generate an error. So I gave the script a .reblet extension and the reblet's page a .r instead of .html. (Yes, it's a REBOL script too, hence its counter.) Moral of the story? HTML with a .r extension can get listed high by Google, whereas scripts with a .r extension don't seem to. I'm now toying with the idea of changing the .reblet extension on the script to .html to see what happens. ;-) -- Carl Read
[3/6] from: bry:itnisk at: 21-Mar-2004 0:08
maybe you need to do this search: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=UTF- 8&oe=UTF-8&q=filetype%3Ar+rebol
[4/6] from: carl:cybercraft at: 21-Mar-2004 8:23
On 21-Mar-04, [bry--itnisk--com] wrote:
> maybe you need to do this search: > http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=UTF- > 8&oe=UTF-8&q=filetype%3Ar+rebol
The idea is to find a way for scripts to show up with standard searches, as well as to have the text in them searchable by Google. So if you have comments in your REBOL header, searching for those comments will find the script. -- Carl Read
[5/6] from: bry::itnisk::com at: 21-Mar-2004 11:25
actually all it would need is if one could do searches against MIME type. don't think google offers that yet, but there may be other search engines that do.
[6/6] from: hallvard:ystad:oops-as:no at: 21-Mar-2004 20:29
Dixit [bry--itnisk--com] (11.25 21.03.2004):
>actually all it would need is if one could >do searches against MIME type. don't think >google offers that yet, but there may be >other search engines that do.
I had a mime type setting on the rix search, but omitted it when I put in the different options for searches in REBOL headers. If there's an interest for it, I'll put it back in. Rebol scripts don't always come with the same mime type (from different servers?). I have seen text/plain, application/octet-stream and text/x-rebol, just to mention a few. So I would have to do some hacks, but it shouldn't be difficult, though. HY
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