[ic] Where is robots.cfg included?

Grant emailgrant at gmail.com
Fri Mar 5 17:57:07 UTC 2010

>>>> I'd like to switch from my manually-built RobotsUA definition to the
>>>> IC robots.cfg file.  I thought it would be included from catalog.cfg,
>>>> but I don't see a reference to it in the latest version.  Where is
>>>> robots.cfg called from?
>>> It's global, see:
>>> http://github.com/interchange/interchange/blob/master/dist/interchange.cfg.d
>>> ist
>>> # Include individual usertags.
>>> include usertag/*.tag
>>> # Include the robot recognition lists
>>> include robots.cfg
>>> # Include the list of country-specific standardised subdomains
>>> include subdomains.cfg
>> Thank you Gert.  Has anyone run into problems relying on robots.cfg?
> I've never had problems.  Others have occasionally had problems with
> things such as recently the ask toolbar in a browser being confused for
> the ask.com spider bot (note this has been fixed in robots.cfg now).
> Peter

Yeah it seems like everybody wants a piece of the UA.

- Grant

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