On 19 Nov 2003 at 22:12, John C Bullas wrote: What do you think the thiefs do with the sites? > > > It would > > > require the thief to generate all the pages statically > > > and to amend all the internal navigation links. If he > > > can do that he'd probably attempt to develop the site > > > himself anyway! > >i don't mean to burst your bubble, but this is the sort of thing site > >downloaders already do. > > Are they so good that they can get the HTML code BEFORE it gets > amended with any Server Side Includes before delivery to the browser? > > If you use SS Includes I guess the "copier" gets a site that will need > working to reverse engineer the common elements?