[thelist] robots.txt

Jeff Howden jeff at jeffhowden.com
Mon Nov 17 20:22:24 CST 2003


> From: Diane Soini
> [...] I'm curious if these robots have the ability to
> browse cgi scripts and read the script without
> executing it. [...]

bots don't do anything different than a browser.  they issue a get request
to specific address.

if it were somehow possible to view the server-side logic of a cgi script,
asp page, coldfusion template, etc, we'd all have much bigger problems than


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