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Better homebrew-cask landing page #301
If you search "homebrew cask", the ad-laden caskroom.io shows up as the top result. (NB for those who are unaware: caskroom.io is now controlled by an unaffiliated third-party.)
I know it's easy to say "we can't do anything about this" and just close this issue. I'd like to request this issue remain open for a bit (ideally until the site is no longer the number 1 search result) to indicate that it is an issue that people will continue to run into -- perhaps someone will come along who has a solution to this, in which case this issue could be a centralized place to talk about it.
As far as I can tell: no.
Google doesn't decide based on things like that. It's based on PageRank and SEO.
Sorry, I disagree. Until there's something actionable (i.e. that could turn into a PR) I'm
Sorry, wasn't meaning to suggest that Google actively does that. I was just guessing why people still link and click through to caskroom.io rather than brew.sh (aka the root cause of why it has good PageRank and SEO).
Also, was suggesting something actionable -- perhaps Cask could be more prominently featured on brew.sh? There should probably be an explainer of the differences between
I'm imagining something like a table to compare the two, or a two-step tutorial to show people how to figure out which tool the software they want to install is available on.