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Just runned this long query on Google:

The three top results was from stackoverflow (as excpected;)), but it was to sitemap xml files..?

Those shouldn't be linked by Google? Is it an error on their side or on stackoverflow?

Google results

Edit: A new search Jan 26 '12 and the second link is still an xml file. Second link is still an xml file

Edit: Duplicated in Same query in

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Somewhere there was a question which Jeff Atwood responded to about certain users oddly showing up under the Stack Overflow site links. I can't find it -- my search skills are fading on 3 hours sleep, but perhaps this is just another incantation of: Mr. Atwood needs to break out the "In case of improper spidering ax" to remove these from the google cache? – M. Tibbits Aug 26 '11 at 7:59
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I am no longer seeing this behavior through the link provided, so I am marking it complete.

(Wasn't our bug, was it..?)

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The second link in the results is still an xml file when I perform the search. – Örjan Jämte Jan 26 '12 at 20:49
@JeffAtwood Yes, I just duplicated it in and updated my question with an image with the results. – Örjan Jämte Jan 27 '12 at 7:45
@ÖrjanJämte fine, but it's not our bug -- Google shouldn't show sitemap hits. Retagged as support. – Jeff Atwood Jan 27 '12 at 8:51

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