Hungry MSNbot

Perhaps Microsoft is gearing up for combat in the web search index size wars. From August stats for e-scribe.com:

    12.77% 	msnbot/1.0 (+http://search.msn.com/msnbot.htm)
    3.61% 	Googlebot/2.1 (+http://www.google.com/bot.html)
    3.34% 	Yahoo! Slurp

So 12.77% of the domain’s hits for August came from MSNbot. When I drill down into the detail, it looks like the bot has a particular affinity for RSS feeds.

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