[thelist] custom 404 document

Michael Pemberton mpember at phreaker.net
Sat Jun 8 09:22:01 CDT 2002

David Dorward wrote:

>Unfortunatly that would trick robots in to thinking it was a 200 pages
>rather then a 404 page - and they would index it. You could end up
>with a lot of 404 pages being listed in a search engine.
Then I would suggest using the evolt method of detecting these bots and
treating them accordingly.

Also, you could detect users with IE and only alter the response header
for them.

This is the only way to get IE to act in the prefered method.

Michael Pemberton
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