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From "David Reid" <dr...@jetnet.co.uk>
Subject Re: [poll] weblog package on apache.org
Date Wed, 29 Jan 2003 15:26:32 GMT
> David Reid wrote:
> [...]
> > As to whether project should have blogs - isn't the whole point of blogs
> > that they represent an individuals personal views? I fail to see why a
> > project would wish such a thing...
> >
> > I agree that providing a forum where news can be made available for
> > in an easier to find location is a good thing and soemthing we should
aim to
> > provide, but I'm totally opposed to blogs or wiki as the medium to
> > this need.
> [copying mail I posted on infrastructure]
> Forrest already gives the changes of the projects also as an RSS feed,
> that is the pivot of syndication, the blood of all blogs.
> I'm going to add soon a news.xml file so that projects can add news
> items for themselves and have them come out as RSS feeds.
> Ok, this palliative is not real blogging, but probably kind of solves
> part of the *need* that brings projects to ask for blogging.

I wish people would stop doing this...

Nicola - while I appreciate your wish to push your project (don't we all)
what you're talking about and what I was talking about are totally

I'm not really sure how you made the jump from my statements to where you
ended up either...


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