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03.27.08

The Question About Posting Pace

Posted in Site News at 10:53 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

We received some flattering feedback a couple of hours ago, but a concern was raised regarding the number of items that are published. To quote part of this message:


Your site is brilliant, the only criticism is that their is too much stuff that it can get a little overwhelming. Take this for instance on 'Patrick Durusau' and how he got his road to Damascus conversion. I totally missed it the first time round.

Given what we know about Microsoft machinations, it is obvious what has been done here. Stack the committee and co-opt the chairman of the V1 committee. It is also quote obvious that we are dealing with a sleazy organization with no ethical standards. It’s not as if they paused to consider if corrupting standards bodies was wrong.


Maybe it’s time to inquire and reach out to readers for feedback regarding pace. Is the site moving on too quickly? Should more items be merged or updated to reflect on related developments?

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8 Comments

  1. CoolGuy said,

    March 27, 2008 at 11:10 am

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    I think its fine.

  2. DOUGman said,

    March 27, 2008 at 11:37 am

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    NO, continue onward. Someone just asked me what “this” was… “this” showing up on their PC was IE asking for authorization to enable Silverlight. When asked what Silverlight was, I just told them it was created by MS to break the web, so only that website was only viewable with their products. Making everyone use Windows only.

    D.

  3. CoolGuy said,

    March 27, 2008 at 12:18 pm

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    Why my comments are not showing ??

  4. Roy Schestowitz said,

    March 27, 2008 at 12:22 pm

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    Oh, they just entered the moderation queue for some reason. I’ve just let them loose.

  5. CoolGuy said,

    March 27, 2008 at 12:32 pm

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    checkout groklaw for some new updates from poland..

  6. Roy Schestowitz said,

    March 27, 2008 at 7:14 pm

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    I’m sure they’ll be updates from many countries. Thanks, I’ll check.

  7. Robert Millan said,

    March 28, 2008 at 7:34 am

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    I agree the pace is quite fast. I think it’d help if you had the frontpage only include a summary of the news/articles so that each visitor can select the ones that interest her most without losing track of things.

  8. Roy Schestowitz said,

    March 28, 2008 at 7:43 am

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    Would it help if an index and a summary/except was prepended to the front page (/ as in root)? To give an example:

    headline 1
    summary 1
    headline 2
    summary 2
    headline 3
    summary 3

    headline 1
    story 1
    headline 2
    story 2

    It wouldn’t take much coding to achieve this.

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