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August 02, 2012
dlang google summary
Just wanted to point out that for a while now when you type dlang 
into google, the summary that google puts up starts with the 
latin from the input to the sample code on the main page:

Standard input. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur 
adipiscing elit. Mauris tristique rutrum sem, nec convallis enim 
bibendum ut. Donec ac dolor tortor, ...

Whereas it used to have a sensible summary like 'Modelling power, 
native efficiency', etc. Bing doesn't do this.

Not end of the world stuff, but it looks a little hacky, maybe 
instead of the latin, you could use an english summary of D, I 
dunno.
August 02, 2012
Re: dlang google summary
On Thursday, August 02, 2012 05:34:37 cal wrote:
> Just wanted to point out that for a while now when you type dlang
> into google, the summary that google puts up starts with the
> latin from the input to the sample code on the main page:
> 
> Standard input. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur
> adipiscing elit. Mauris tristique rutrum sem, nec convallis enim
> bibendum ut. Donec ac dolor tortor, ...
> 
> Whereas it used to have a sensible summary like 'Modelling power,
> native efficiency', etc. Bing doesn't do this.
> 
> Not end of the world stuff, but it looks a little hacky, maybe
> instead of the latin, you could use an english summary of D, I
> dunno.

It looks like that text is what's used as the default arguments for the 
program at the top of the front page, but as far as I can tell, there's no way 
to actually see that text without looking at the page's source, so the fact 
that Google is showing it is rather funny. I do kind of wonder why Google 
grabbed that instead of the "The D pro­gram­ming lan­guage. Mod­ern con­ve­
nience. Mod­el­ing power. Na­tive ef­fi­ciency." at the top of the page though. 
Maybe it doesn't grab headers? In either case, it does make the google search 
a bit weird.

- Jonathan M Davis
August 02, 2012
Re: dlang google summary
On 08/02/12 05:41, Jonathan M Davis wrote:
> On Thursday, August 02, 2012 05:34:37 cal wrote:
>> Just wanted to point out that for a while now when you type dlang
>> into google, the summary that google puts up starts with the
>> latin from the input to the sample code on the main page:
>>
>> Standard input. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur
>> adipiscing elit. Mauris tristique rutrum sem, nec convallis enim
>> bibendum ut. Donec ac dolor tortor, ...
>>
>> Whereas it used to have a sensible summary like 'Modelling power,
>> native efficiency', etc. Bing doesn't do this.
>>
>> Not end of the world stuff, but it looks a little hacky, maybe
>> instead of the latin, you could use an english summary of D, I
>> dunno.
> 
> It looks like that text is what's used as the default arguments for the 
> program at the top of the front page, but as far as I can tell, there's no way 
> to actually see that text without looking at the page's source, so the fact 
> that Google is showing it is rather funny. I do kind of wonder why Google 
> grabbed that instead of the "The D pro­gram­ming lan­guage. Mod­ern con­ve­
> nience. Mod­el­ing power. Na­tive ef­fi­ciency." at the top of the page though. 
> Maybe it doesn't grab headers? In either case, it does make the google search 
> a bit weird.
> 
> - Jonathan M Davis
> 

Why not just preface the standard input text with the D line?
August 02, 2012
Re: dlang google summary
On Thursday, 2 August 2012 at 03:34:39 UTC, cal wrote:
> Just wanted to point out that for a while now when you type 
> dlang into google, the summary that google puts up starts with 
> the latin from the input to the sample code on the main page:
>
> Standard input. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur 
> adipiscing elit. Mauris tristique rutrum sem, nec convallis 
> enim bibendum ut. Donec ac dolor tortor, ...
>
> Whereas it used to have a sensible summary like 'Modelling 
> power, native efficiency', etc. Bing doesn't do this.
>
> Not end of the world stuff, but it looks a little hacky, maybe 
> instead of the latin, you could use an english summary of D, I 
> dunno.

Wow that's weird!

As Jonathan said it's text for default standard input in program 
example.

It should grab text located in <hx> tags. Will try to fix it :)
August 02, 2012
Re: dlang google summary
On 8/2/12 4:25 PM, nazriel wrote:
> On Thursday, 2 August 2012 at 03:34:39 UTC, cal wrote:
>> Just wanted to point out that for a while now when you type dlang into
>> google, the summary that google puts up starts with the latin from the
>> input to the sample code on the main page:
>>
>> Standard input. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing
>> elit. Mauris tristique rutrum sem, nec convallis enim bibendum ut.
>> Donec ac dolor tortor, ...
>>
>> Whereas it used to have a sensible summary like 'Modelling power,
>> native efficiency', etc. Bing doesn't do this.
>>
>> Not end of the world stuff, but it looks a little hacky, maybe instead
>> of the latin, you could use an english summary of D, I dunno.
>
> Wow that's weird!
>
> As Jonathan said it's text for default standard input in program example.
>
> It should grab text located in <hx> tags. Will try to fix it :)

Simple solution: paste the Website content instead of Lorem Ipsum.

Andrei
August 02, 2012
Re: dlang google summary
On Thursday, 2 August 2012 at 20:29:19 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu 
wrote:

>
> Simple solution: paste the Website content instead of Lorem 
> Ipsum.
>
> Andrei

Yea, that + some minor tweaks should fix that.

I will make pull request tomorrow (today, later).

Sorry for introducing that bug, it's my fault.

Best Regards,
Damian Ziemba
August 03, 2012
Re: dlang google summary
On 8/2/2012 3:03 PM, nazriel wrote:
> Yea, that + some minor tweaks should fix that.
>
> I will make pull request tomorrow (today, later).

Thanks!


> Sorry for introducing that bug, it's my fault.

We're not interested in blame or apologies, only fixes!! :-)
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