Bugzilla installation list and SEO

Damien Miller djm at mindrot.org
Wed May 23 00:43:10 UTC 2007

On Tue, 22 May 2007, Gervase Markham wrote:

> My (with 20/20 hindsight, foolish) post about the Bugzilla Installation List
> and Pagerank has led to several shady applications in the past few weeks,
> mostly from Poland. Possible example: http://www.profesjonalna-reklama.pl/
> (check the footer carefully)
> Would it be reasonable to say that:
> 1) The link text for companies is always the name of the company
> 2) We treat companies which apply with "suggestions" for link text with deep
> suspicion
> 3) We don't link to pages which have sponsored links

4) Mark all the links with rel="nofollow" so they don't contribute to SEO

#4 is what OpenBSD has done for its donations page.


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