One of our clients published a major update to their site this week. One of the first things I check when what had been a dev site goes live is the robots.txt file, because I want to make sure they didn’t make the mistake of carrying over a file that disallows search engine spiders from crawling the entire site (it’s a pretty common error).
As it turns out, they didn’t make that mistake. They did, however, add a group of three disallow directives that I thought were worthy of note:
The company’s devs added a reference to Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics. Geek culture FTW.
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