Subdomains

Maybe it’s a fad, but I like subdomains in URLs. My debian package maradns allows you to have subdomains on your server quite easily.

One of the good things about this, is that you can utilize Google’s site: command better.

However I think there must be some down sides. For example if I wanted to boycott MSN search and add:

echo -e "User-agent: msnbot\nDisallow: /" >> robots.txt

I would need to do it all my websites:


hendry@bilbo:/web$ for i in `ls`; do echo $i; done
aat.dabase.com
dabase.com
daidalos.pannuhuone.org
debian.natalian.org
fortune.dabase.com
media.dabase.com
mprobots.dabase.com
natalian.org
pictures.natalian.org
prazefarm.co.uk
r.dabase.com
robots.dabase.com
rossetti.org.uk
rwiki.dabase.com
svn.natalian.org
tips.natalian.org
wiki.dabase.com

Ok, it doesn’t seem that hard after all… :)

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