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  1. DSpace
  2. DS-2335

Add more default blocks for certain spiders in robots.txt

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 5.0
    • Component/s: None
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    • Documentation Status:
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      Description

      Some bots are just trouble and we keep on doing the same changes for clients over and over again.

      Looking at wikipedia's list of blocked bots, I would suggest to add AT LEAST these bots:
      http://en.wikipedia.org/robots.txt

      Wikipedia is NOT blocking Baiduspider, but this is one that has been causing headaches for our clients as well.

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              • Assignee:
                bram Bram Luyten (Atmire)
                Reporter:
                bram Bram Luyten (Atmire)
                Reviewer:
                Tim Donohue
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