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  • Hello! Thanks for the very interesting post. Thanks for sharing!

    My take on this is Lazyweb becomes a message board to which messages are posted automatically whenever a modern blog links to it (via the ping magic). That seems like a great idea... a lazy way for blogs to post messages on a particular topic to a central message board on that topic.

    Then, would the blog author need to check the Lazyweb comments from time to time?

    I guess the ideal way for a person to post an answer would be for the person to click over to the blog author's question in his blog item, and post a comment (an answer) to that item.

    Is this how you see it working?

    The part that's not clear to me (the value of it, I mean) is the software creator's idea to use as a place for blog authors to post questions about anything at all... sorta a Usenet about Everything. That would seem to be a hard sell to prospective readers, even if RSS feeds were incorporated... "Hey, world; monitor this site for questions about all kinds of stuff that you might be able to answer."

    • Please note that I have virtually no experience with blogs and the like, so I'm not terribly familiar with their specific jargon, let alone the technology. Said this...

      Then, would the blog author need to check the Lazyweb comments from time to time?

      I'm not really sure. Since the Lazyweb provides feeds anyway, I suppose he would use them to keep track of possible comments. But the Lazyweb also provides a quick means, in the form of a single link for anyone who reads a particular entry, to the original p

      -- # This prints: Just another Perl hacker, seek DATA,15,0 and print q... ; __END__