Mike Grehan Interviews Matt Cutts

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Via SEOMoz, in a recent interview of Matt Cutts Mike Grehan got the following spambox info:

What's a sandbox, Matt?

"Some people have asked, "does this apply to newer sites?" Essentially, the way to think about it is, around 2003 Google switched to a new method of updating its index. Before that we had monthly Google dances. So as a result, new data is always being folded into the index. It's not like there was one pivotal moment when anyone cans say, "Hah! This is the change!" In fact, even at different data centers we have different binaries, different algorithms, different types of data always being tested.

"I think a lot of what's perceived as the sandbox is artefacts where, in our indexing, some data may take longer to be computed than other data."

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Translation into English.

"I think a lot of what's perceived as the sandbox is artefacts where, in our indexing, some data may take longer to be computed than other data."
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"I think a lot of what's

"I think a lot of what's perceived as the sandbox is artefacts where, in our indexing, some data may take longer to be computed than other data."

In other words, skip the question, and not mention that there are clear ways in which that data is being specifically kept from being computed. :)

...some data may take longer

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...some data may take longer to be computed than other data...

It's that sticky abacus they got from China.

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