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Weblog Links: Part 4—Sweeping out the webs

Recovered from the Wayback Machine. Each of the For Poets sites, of which this weblog is a member, has a different photo representing the topic of the site as part of the design of the main page. The photos are compatible with each other and complementary to the page; more importantly, though, they provide a […]

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Weblog Links: Part 3—Architectural Changes for Friendly Permalinking

Recovered from the Wayback Machine. I commend the effort on the part of the Pie/Echo/Atom people to come up with interoperable syndication formats, export/import formats, and a common weblogging API, but one other thing I wish they would address: a common permalink structure. The one single cause of hesitation about moving from one tool to another is […]

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Weblog Links: Part 2—Re-weaving the Broken Web

Recovered from the Wayback Machine. If you change your weblogging environment, such as move to a different tool, different archive structure, or even different server and domain, and others have linked to your posts, you’re going to be leaving broken links behind. What can you do? Actually, quite a bit, depending on how important the […]

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Weblog Links: Part 1—The Impermanence of Permalinks

Recovered from the Wayback Machine. Webloggers may vary in their support of technologies such as comments and trackbacks and RSS, but two things most agree on: weblogs support archives for older posts, and each post is accessible individually with a URL called a permalink. In fact, it is these two items that give all webloggers […]