On 2/19/06, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On 2/18/06, Neil Harris <neil(a)tonal.clara.co.uk>
I understand the reason for not
having rel=nofollow in the article space;
You do? I'm glad someone does, because all I know about thus far
involves a misconception about *users* not being able to follow
Where did you get that idea from? Did you read the discussion at
I'm against using it it because:
* Most of our pages are of high quality, and and as a result they
generally accumulate high quality links, I'd like those links to show
up more prominently in search engine results because it'll improve the
quality of the web in general. Nofollow harms that in a small way.
* It isn't actually accomplishing anything, or very little. Since we
turned it on on all wikis except the English Wikipedia it seems to me
that the latter hasn't received any less linkspam.