[petsc-dev] Indexing only the most recent man pages

Barry Smith bsmith at mcs.anl.gov
Sun Jun 5 13:53:28 CDT 2011

   Projected added to the suggested projects.html website 


On Jun 5, 2011, at 12:32 PM, Jed Brown wrote:

> If you search for PETSc function names on google, you frequently get arbitrary old man pages. For example, the first result in a search for MatGetSubMatrix is from petsc-2.3.1.
> http://www.google.com/search?q=matgetsubmatrix
> This API was changed more than two years ago.
> I believe we can turn these off by putting the right stuff in robots.txt. I don't know if there are any site tweaks we can do so that the latest release (whatever that happens to be) is always the first result. (Of course there is no explicit way to do that because it could be abused, but some sites are quite successful at getting the top google results to be current.)
> http://static.googleusercontent.com/external_content/untrusted_dlcp/www.google.com/en//webmasters/docs/search-engine-optimization-starter-guide.pdf

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