[jira] [Updated] (NUTCH-2634) Some links marked as "nofollow" are followed anyway.

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[jira] [Updated] (NUTCH-2634) Some links marked as "nofollow" are followed anyway.

David Eric Pugh (Jira)

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Sebastian Nagel updated NUTCH-2634:
    Fix Version/s: 1.17

> Some links marked as "nofollow" are followed anyway.
> ----------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: NUTCH-2634
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/NUTCH-2634
>             Project: Nutch
>          Issue Type: Bug
>            Reporter: Gerard Bouchar
>            Priority: Major
>             Fix For: 1.17
> In order to check if an outlink in an <a> tag can be followed, nutch checks whether the value of its rel attribute is the exact string string "nofollow".
> However, [the rel attribute can contain a list of link types|https://html.spec.whatwg.org/multipage/links.html#attr-hyperlink-rel], all of which should be respected.
> So nutch rightfully doesn't follow a link like:
> {code:html}
> <a href='top-secret.html' rel="nofollow">DO NOT FOLLOW THIS LINK</a>
> {code}
> but wrongfully follows :
> {code:html}
> <a href='top-secret.html' rel="nofollow noreferrer">DO NOT FOLLOW THIS LINK</a>
> {code}
> Because of the code duplication in nutch's html parsers, this should be fixed in two places:
> # [parse/html/DOMContentUtils.java|https://github.com/apache/nutch/blob/3ada351a26b653b307c19e25b17e0e611a9bd59a/src/plugin/parse-html/src/java/org/apache/nutch/parse/html/DOMContentUtils.java#L437]
> # [parse/tika/DOMContentUtils.java|https://github.com/apache/nutch/blob/f02110f42c53e77450835776cf41f22c23f030ec/src/plugin/parse-tika/src/java/org/apache/nutch/parse/tika/DOMContentUtils.java#L410]

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