On rel=”nofollow” as Ineffectual Plumbing Fix

Another take on rel="nofollow." It’s not so much a way to stop spammers from spamming your weblog as it is a way for the search engines to keep from stepping in the overflowing fecal waste. Nonetheless, it makes me feel good that from now onwards, spammers’ efforts to use our sites for their pagerank will be in vain.

Also see “Let No Fellow Nofollow Lest We All Lie Fallow.”