[NTLK] Requiring registration to download?

Marisa Giancarla fstltna at me.com
Tue Apr 11 14:51:42 EDT 2017

If it was way back machine why would they download the same files over and ove again, and ignore robots.txt?


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> On Apr 11, 2017, at 10:51 AM, Sylvain Pilet <sylvain at pilet.net> wrote:
> Hi all,
> +1 for last comment from Grant (wayback machine...)
> Sylvain
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>> Le 10 avr. 2017 à 15:47, Grant Hutchinson <grant at splorp.com> a écrit :
>>> On 2017-04-09, at 5:20 PM, Dan wrote:
>>> What surprises me is why they would even bother.  It is not like
>>> interactive fiction is the 'in' thing right now.  And nor are you at the
>>> top of a search of interactive fiction (unless you search interactive
>>> fiction newton, then Newton City is at the top of the list).
>> Hey Marisa, have you looked into where the traffic is coming from. Could some of it be Google, Internet Archive, or other search-related bots? The one problem with putting the downloads behind registration is that they won't be archived in the Wayback Machine.
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