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From Karl Wright <>
Subject Re: [Webcrawler Connector] Feature for ignoring meta/rel robots tags/attributes
Date Sat, 25 Feb 2017 23:43:35 GMT
I certainly have no objection.  I would recommend, however, that the
default setting of this configuration option be set to "follow
metadata/rel", and that the implementation be backwards compatible.


On Sat, Feb 25, 2017 at 5:02 PM, Markus Schuch <> wrote:

> Hi,
> what do you think about adding the possibility to ignore meta/rel robots
> tags/attributes?
> I know, such a thing is an unpolite behavior for a webcrawler, but we
> already have the feature to ignore the robots.txt and for me it was
> unexpected, when i configured the crawler to ignore robots.txt but it
> still respected the meta/rel robots tags/attibutes.
> I will open a ticket, if there are no objections.
> Thanks in advance.
> Markus

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