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JUN 13

2007

Twiceler calls off the bots



Twiceler was more than helpful with my request to slow down on our sites. Within half an hour of my email, here is their reply:
Sorry for any inconvenience. We should not be crawling your sites that fast. I will stop crawling everything in your IP space immediately.

I will check that we understand your robots.txt, but robots.txt often has significant time delay as the standard says that you should cache the robots.txt file for seven days.

Thanks, twiceler! That was surprisingly helpful, and a very fast response.

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