Strange code in comments on

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I found this in the source code of :

<!--googleoff: index--><a href="/help/accessibility.html" tabindex="1"
id="accesslink">Accessibility</a><!--googleon: index-->

It's near the top of the source code of the home page.  What do those
comments do?

Re: Strange code in comments on

DJ Craig wrote:

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These seem to be hints for the googlebot to optimize the
parsing/interpretation/indexing of documents - did you try
<> ??

I've seen similar comments (but regarding AdSense) mentioned on
< ,
but I was not able to find any 'official' documentation by Google on this
topic (though I have to tried too hard yet).

Benjamin Niemann
Email: pink at odahoda dot de
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