Re: [htdig] Meta description tags


Gilles Detillieux (grdetil@scrc.umanitoba.ca)
Wed, 24 Feb 1999 12:41:13 -0600 (CST)


According to Frank Richter:
> I think this elimination of the other TITLE tags is a good thing.
> Some users here include a full HTML doc within a <NOFRAME> tag and have
> then a second TITLE in the whole document.
>
> - Frank
>
> > This should make any additional titles be indexed just like regular text.

OK, here it is in patch form, to be applied to the 3.1.1 source. Brett
said it worked fine for him. I assume he inserted the code I gave him
just like this:

--- htdig/HTML.cc.titlebug Tue Feb 16 23:03:52 1999
+++ htdig/HTML.cc Wed Feb 24 12:36:59 1999
@@ -388,11 +388,20 @@ HTML::do_tag(Retriever &retriever, Strin
     switch (which)
     {
         case 0: // "title"
+ if (title.length())
+ {
+ if (debug)
+ cout << "More than one <title> tag in document!"
+ << " (possible search engine spamming)" << endl;
+ break;
+ }
             in_title = 1;
             in_heading = 1;
             break;
                         
         case 1: // "/title"
+ if (!in_title)
+ break;
             in_title = 0;
             in_heading = 0;
             retriever.got_title(title);

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Gilles R. Detillieux              E-mail: <grdetil@scrc.umanitoba.ca>
Spinal Cord Research Centre       WWW:    http://www.scrc.umanitoba.ca/~grdetil
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