[Foundation-l] [WikiEN-l] Searchability of non-mainspace pages

Marco Chiesa chiesa.marco at gmail.com
Tue Apr 29 16:43:22 UTC 2008

Jimmy Wales ha scritto:
> I would support that for some kinds of pages, blanking should be the 
> default upon the close of discussion.
Should history be left for documentation purposes?
> -----
> I wonder how hard it would be to have a technical change whereby 
> articles could be tagged with a {{noindex}} template which would set the 
> meta headers appropriately.  This could be liberally applied to project 
> pages that may be magnets for bad behavior.
> And then user space could be the only thing removed from google by default.
> Thoughts?
What about Wikipedia clones? We had experience of AfD pages that get 
copied by clones and google indexes them (they have a {{noindex}} on 
it.wikipedia). People that were declared non-notable don't like this 
fact to be their first googlehit.


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