MediaWiki r37973 - Code Review

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Date:19:49, 23 July 2008
(bug 8068) New __INDEX__ and __NOINDEX__ magic words allow control of search engine indexing on a per-article basis. Remarks:
* Currently __INDEX__ will override __NOINDEX__ regardless of their relative positions, due to the way things are written. Instead, the last one on the page should win. This should be pretty easy to fix.
* __INDEX__ and __NOINDEX__ override $wgArticleRobotPolicies. This is almost certainly incorrect, but it's not totally obvious how to fix it, because of the way the code is structured. Probably not a big deal, but should probably be fixed at some point.
* Anyone can add and remove the magic words, and there's no config option to disable them. It's not obvious whether this is okay or not. It would be a one-line change to OutputPage.php to have a config option to ignore the magic words, maybe per-namespace or who knows what.
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Rev.Commit summaryAuthorDate
r37968Refactor a bit preparatory to fixing bug 8068: rewrite the robot policy stuff...simetrical19:05, 23 July 2008

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  • 15:29, 12 September 2011 Meno25 (talk | contribs) changed the status of r37973 [removed: ok added: old]