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/maps/stk/ added to Google's robots.txt

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

Friday, February 8, 2008
12 years ago2,804 views

Google has added the following line to their robots.txt file (google.com/robots.txt):

Disallow: /maps/stk/

Does anyone know what this is?

Zim [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

I don't know, but my best guess is Search ToolKit
some new API coming, maybe?

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Satellite Tool Kit?
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satellit ...

(I don't think it is, but it's sort of related.)

callum [PersonRank 2]

12 years ago #

StreetView Toolkit – that would probably be svtk I suppose since Google puts a space in there.

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

I doubt it deals with Street View as it doesn't match the naming pattern they've used so far.

maps.google.com/maps/sv?...... [Street View image]

maps.google.com/maps/svpw?..... [Street View Embed Preview page]

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