Table of contents: issue15 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/485/issues/all?article-type=tooled%20up&term=&organisation=&project=&author= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Showing Robots the Door http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue15/robots <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue15/robots#author1">Ian Peacock</a> explains how web robot access to your site can be controlled.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="What_is_Robots_Exclusion_Protocol">What is Robots Exclusion Protocol?</h3> <p>The robot exclusion protocol (REP) is a method implemented on web servers to control access to server resources for robots that crawl the web. Ultimately, it is up to the designer or user of robot-software to decide whether or not these protocols will be respected. However, the criteria defining an <i>ethical</i> robot includes stipulation that a robot should support REP.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue15/robots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue15 tooled up ian peacock ukoln university of bath niss authentication higher education html passwords perl privacy search technology software standards url web services Mon, 18 May 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 489 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk What Is XML? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue15/what-is <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue15/what-is#author1">Brian Kelly</a> elucidates another infuriating three letter acronym: XML.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="About_XML">About XML</h2> <p><strong>What is XML?</strong></p> <p>XML stands for the Extensible Markup Language. XML has been designed to address a number of deficiencies in HTML.</p> <p><strong>Which deficiencies in particular?</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue15/what-is" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue15 tooled up brian kelly microsoft ukoln university of bath w3c browser css document format dom framework gif graphics html internet explorer java javascript metadata multimedia rdf resource description search technology sgml smil software standardisation standards url web browser xlink xml xpointer xsl Mon, 18 May 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 490 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk