On 27 February 2010 00:48, Peter Kaminski <kaminski(a)istori.com> wrote:
Gerard Meijssen writes,
As far as leeches go, this takes the price as far
as I am concerned. It
sells scripts to leech any Wikimedia project and all this to have the rating
of a website go up.
The best long-term solution would be to work with Google and other
search engines to encourage them to efficiently recognize Wikimedia
content and reduce rankings of sites mirroring it just for SEO.
It wouldn't make much sense to leech Wikimedia if it adversely affected
*cough*But... these sites make a service to wikipedia and the public
in general, creating multiple mirrors of articles. If wikipedia is
down, you can still read the articles elsewhere, if the articles are
deleted, you can read these articles on these sites*cough*
ℱin del ℳensaje.