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Re: Getting site listed without submitting it.
From Dennis Savoy on 13 November '98
replying to Getting site listed without submitting it. posted by Jeff

>More than a year ago I put together a simple single page site using FP97.
>I intended to add more meat to it but lost interest in that particular project.
>The page was left abandoned on the internet.
>
>Of course I never submitted the unfinished site to search engines.
>Still you would think some spider would stumble over it and eventually
>index it. That hasn't happened as far as I can tell.
>
>The question is, do search engines REALLY send out spiders to look for
>sites or do they just wait for submissions to come to them?
>

13 Nov, Fri, 15:32:37 spider-tf043.proxy.aol.com MSIE 3 Windows 95

13 Nov, Fri, 19:59:47 spider-tj021.proxy.aol.com MSIE 3 Windows 95

This is from 2 different Web Page server logs, they today.


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