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Re: planet.debian.org vs. blog illiteracy

Margarita Manterola writes:

> On 9/26/05, W. Borgert <debacle@debian.org> wrote:
>> IMHO, the blog has some drawbacks:
>> - answering to questions difficult (not as easy as pressing
>>   'r'eply or 'g'roup reply in mutt)
> I think that this is part of the essence of blogging.  When you write
> a mail to debian-devel you risk being flamed about whatever you are
> saying.  When you blog about it, it's your right to say what you think
> and feel like.

You have the same right when you send mail to debian-devel, and the
same flames are possible with blogs -- a blog's distinction is that it
is clumsier to find a whole exchange, since trackbacks do not have the
shared locality of a mailing list.

Michael Poole

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