[thelist] Search Engine Article From InternetDay

Peter-Paul Koch gassinaumasis at hotmail.com
Tue Jun 19 07:33:24 CDT 2001

> > 1. New META Tag: "Aesop"
> >
> > If you get nothing else from this article, get this. This new tag is 
>popping up on sites all over the Net and will dramatically change the way 
>people search.

Corporate dribble.

>Beware. The "Aesop Meta Tag" is a proprietary tag of the spider search 
>engine Aesop - see http://www.aesop.com/about.htm . AFAIK no other spider 
>or search engine does recognize their meta tag. There's no documentation on 
>the site what the syntax of the tag would be. To generate an Aesop meta tag 
>you have to give them your email. Ouch. Me thinks it's just a rather lame 
>marketing campaign.

Agree. Besides, don't forget that Aesop was a famous writer of ... fables.

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