[drupal-devel] [feature] Implement google's rel="nofollow"

Moshe Weitzman weitzman at tejasa.com
Wed Jan 19 17:06:24 UTC 2005

> Google dictates and the people follow ;). Personally I don't think
> implementing it will stop comment spam much as there will always be
> blogs and guestbooks that will not have this feature. Experience has
> shown that making a medium less effective for spam simply causes
> spammers to spam harder. It's only when the medium becomes 100%
> ineffective, that they stop.

I mostly agree. Yet this should help keep PageRank and similar relevancy 
algorithms from being manipulated easily. I rely on search engines every 
day (and so do all of you, I suspect). We all should want to keep search 
results as relevant as possible.

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