A proposal to try to prevent the havoc wreaked by many of the early World-Wide Web robots when they retrieved documents too rapidly or retrieved documents that had side effects (such as voting). The proposed standard for robot exclusion offers a solution to these problems in the form of a file called “robots.txt” placed in the document root of the web site.
W3C standard (http://w3.org/TR/html4/appendix/notes.html#h-B.4.1.1).
- Standard function
noun 1. (computing) a subprogram provided by a translator that carries out a task, for example the computation of a mathematical function, such as sine, square root, etc
noun 1. See under gauge (def 13). verb (used with object), gauged, gauging. 1. to determine the exact dimensions, capacity, quantity, or force of; measure. 2. to appraise, estimate, or judge. 3. to make conformable to a standard. 4. to mark or measure off; delineate. 5. to prepare or mix (plaster) with a definite proportion […]
- Standard generalised markup language
spelling ISO spell it “Standard Generalized Markup Language”. (1996-12-13)
- Standard generalized markup language
language, text (SGML) A generic markup language for representing documents. SGML is an International Standard that describes the relationship between a document’s content and its structure. SGML allows document-based information to be shared and re-used across applications and computer platforms in an open, vendor-neutral format. SGML is sometimes compared to SQL, in that it enables […]