[linux-elitists] point of order, Ogg Vorbis rules...and an experiment

Karsten M. Self kmself@ix.netcom.com
Fri Jan 18 11:07:43 PST 2002


on Wed, Jan 16, 2002 at 08:02:24PM -0800, Seth David Schoen (schoen@loyalty.org) wrote:
> Don Marti writes:
> 
> > Dan Gillmor on the "Google effect"
> > http://www.siliconvalley.com/docs/opinion/dgillmor/dg011301.htm
> > inspires the question:
> > 
> > Can you make an unofficial page _about_ a company come up higher
> > in Google than the company's home page?
> > 
> > Maybe if the company is a bunch of anti-net buttheads who don't
> > even understand HTTP redirects, and the unofficial page has a decent
> > amount of Google juice, you have a chance.
> > 
> > burnallgifs.org is already on the first page of Google results for
> > a search on Unisys.  How far up can it go?  Anyone else curious?
> > Will Google Management intervene to protect their fellow software
> > patenteers?  See new sig.
> 
> You might want to add some more META tags to the burnallgifs site --
> some search engines rely on them (though Google less than others, if
> at all).

Far more effective is an email sig campaign.  Particularly on frequently
used addresses posted to widely read lists.

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