GoogleGuy confirms that a new index is being rolled out. Link to quote
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I'm happy to confirm it's a new index. Some extra comments are here:
(that thread may get folded into this thread, but I wanted to make sure that people saw it :)
Actually, why don't I paste it in here as well, just in case..
Here's what I said in the other thread:
Bonus points to UK_Web_Guy. :) I think we may have to change this thread name to "New Holiday Logo and Update." ;) I don't recall what name Brett and the mods were leaning toward. Last I heard, it was Esmerelda or something. :)
I've been poking through the new index myself. I found one link from April, but almost all the links I found were newer. The pages are much fresher, of course, and for all the sites I was keeping a list to check on, things looked good. After Brett slaps a name on it, I'll put out a request for feedback.
I did notice the tendency to return subpages rather than index pages for some queries. I'll check around with a few more folks than I did last time to find out if that characteristic will change over time.
Let's see, what else? I guess this index answers many of the questions about deepbot vs. freshbot. It should be pretty clear that freshbot can transform into deepfreshbot if needed. :)
I'll check around throughout the day if there are other tidbits I can help with or questions that I can answer.