Re: [htdig] robotstxt_name

Subject: Re: [htdig] robotstxt_name
From: Geoff Hutchison (
Date: Sun Jan 07 2001 - 10:30:43 PST

At 9:25 AM -0600 1/7/01, Mike Paradis wrote:
>Is this directive so that htdig will know to look for robots.txt or a custom
>name file that does the same. Or, is this to make our digger look
>like something else?

It sets the name htdig uses when parsing the robots.txt file and only
that. So this will affect how htdig considers robot-specific
directives in the robots.txt file. This is useful, for example, when
you want to make directives specific to your copy of htdig, etc.

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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