Here was the original feedback:
@googlewmc Hello, I would like to give some feedback that the documentation of JS robots 🤖 might be a little clearer. Myself and Mr Heatard were having difficulty with it. https://t.co/ptuG9N8o7I
– Colin McDermott ☂️ (@colinmcdermott) July 25, 2019
Martin responded shortly after on Twitter:
Thank you Martin, it is really appreciated to clarify that! cheers
– Colin McDermott ☂️ (@colinmcdermott) July 26, 2019
And today Martin told us that Google has updated those documents:
There we go: https://t.co/hbTA9Z5Apv
– Martin Splitt @ 🇨🇭🏡 (@ g33konaut) August 13, 2019
Here are the details:
An update of the Google JS SEO documents: now includes a clear statement about the use of meta noindex via JS and a code sample that blocks indexing of a URL after an API fails. 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 on twitter.