[linux-elitists] So...who's been google-hacking?

Karsten M. Self kmself@ix.netcom.com
Thu Jan 29 21:40:24 PST 2004

on Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 08:03:26PM -0800, Don Marti (dmarti@zgp.org) wrote:

> If you want to help Google users understand a company, please
> learn from the example of people who had something to say about
> McDonald's, Home Depot, or Starving Students Movers.  Or SCO.

Example, of which I'm somewhat proud.

My words to the "CSR" from my bed for the night -- a highly
uncomfortable corner of San Francisco International Airport:

   I'm only one person, and I have limited influence, but I've got a web
   page which carries somewhat more weight than it has any right to, and
   I'll use it in a way that will cost you far more than the price of a
   hotel room [my request for delaying me on both legs of my journey,
   and causing me to miss my last transport 45 miles to Napa for the

My humble rant still turns up in the first page of results for America
Trans Airlines (aka ATA):


I can only hope it's helped others avoid my pain.

Using a sig-line rotator (I use signify for this purpose) to toss out
your URLs to various archived lists and such also helps.


Karsten M. Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com>        http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
 What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
    Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
    temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
    - Benjamin Franklin, 1755
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