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Re: cgi-bin
From peter laurie on 16 June '00
replying to Re: cgi-bin posted by David A

>>Our site runs entirely from scripts that live in a cgi-bin directory.
>>I understand that some spiders don't like to see 'cgi-bin' in a URL, so I've aliased this to 'bin'. Does anyone know if that would put them off?
>Spiders don't care about directory structure but they will not index arguements, '?' '&' etc.
> OK
> NO
> I don't know.

Thanks. The way the scripts work, there aren't any '?' or '&', and now I've removed 'bin' altogether. We've had visists from scooter and slurp but they look at the home page and leave without indexing anything. Is that normal?

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