from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To refuse to allow: "[The government] disallowed his aging and dying parents any reunion with their only child” ( John Simon).
- transitive v. To reject as invalid, untrue, or improper.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To refuse to allow
- v. To reject as invalid, untrue, or improper
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To refuse to allow; to deny the force or validity of; to disown and reject.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To refuse or withhold permission to or for; refuse to allow, sanction, grant, or authorize; disapprove: as, to disallow items in an account.
- To decline or refuse to receive; reject; disown.
- Synonyms To prohibit, forbid, condemn, set aside, repudiate.
- To refuse allowance or toleration; withhold sanction.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. command against
Of course I might not get the point I can almost assure you that whether to exempt admins from the username disallow was never considered, so it is neither oversight nor bug.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Republican of Alaska, convinced Sen. Harry Reid that there should be a vote to "disallow" the Environmental Protection Agency's scientific finding that global warming represents a danger to human health.
Of course, any site can shut down the indexing of its content by Google any time it wants with a simple "disallow" in its robots.txt file.
I don't understand this – what did I "disallow" in my "challenges"
Of course, any site can shut down the indexing of its content by Google any time it wants with a simple "disallow" in its robots. txt file.
McEwen said he personally contacted the parents of all 17 boys on the list before calling a state meeting of the church to "disallow" Dykes, or limit his church involvement, and counsel him to "repent of his errors."
The Commerce Department should "disallow" an additional $2.273 million in claimed expenses, opening the door for the state government and other fund-providers to seek refunds
The "disallow" part specifies what content you don't want the search engines to index.
In this case, you'd leave the "user-agent" section alone, but would add the print-ready folder to the "disallow" line.
You can 'disallow' both directories and files, but you also probably want to disallow some default Drupal destinations if you don't want them indexed. / admin is of course the big one, the crawler won't be able to get into the admin pages - so why let it try?