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Will malformed comment tags affect indexing of text?
From Nicholas on 15 April '01
I recently found that neither google.com nor alltheweb.com are
indexing one of my web pages very well -- specifically, they are
not indexing a single word out of a 2 x 2 cell table which sits
half way down the page. *All* the words above and below that table
are being indexed just fine.

Poking around the HTML, I found this bit of carelessness in a
couple of comment tags:

<!--begin main table>

and

<!--end main table>

, where proper comment tags would be:

<!--begin main table-->

and

<!--end main table-->

Would that error have caused the spiders to ignore the text within
the table?




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