Here was the original feedback:
@googlewmc Hello, I would like to offer some feedback that maybe the JS robots 🤖 documentation could be a bit clearer. Myself and the honourable Mr Heatard were struggling with it. https://t.co/ptuG9N8o7I
— Colin McDermott ☂️ (@colinmcdermott) July 25, 2019
Martin then responded on Twitter shortly later:
Thanks Martin it is really appreciated of you to clarify that! Cheers
— Colin McDermott ☂️ (@colinmcdermott) July 26, 2019
And today, Martin told us Google has updated those documents:
There we go: https://t.co/hbTA9Z5Apv
— Martin Splitt @ 🇨🇭🏡 (@g33konaut) August 13, 2019
Here are the specifics:
An update to the Google JS SEO docs: now includes a clear statement on the usage of meta noindex via JS & a code example blocking indexing of a URL after an API fail. https://t.co/ANNikzlkRb
— Colin McDermott ☂️ (@colinmcdermott) August 13, 2019
So nice to see this happen so quickly and with the SEO community.
Forum discussion at Twitter.