tony.harverson at iglu.com
Thu May 7 04:47:02 CDT 2009
>From: Ryan Schmidt [mailto:subversion-2009b at ryandesign.com]
>I know, it's a problem.... Somehow Google loves showing the
>1.1 book in its search results but not the later ones.
>Possible solutions the Subversion book people could consider employing:
>1. Install a robots.txt file instructing Google and other
>indexers not to index old versions of the book, and/or:
>2. Add a box to the top of each page of the old versions of
>the book advising the visitor that this documentation is for
>historical interest only, with a link to the current version
>of that page in the current book.
Or 3. add a <link rel="canonical" href="http://this.page.in.the.most.up.to.date.book/" /> to the top of any outdated page.
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