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  • 02.13.2008 Commented on Movable Type is whatever you want it to be It also opens up the possibility of changing some people over to MT from WP without actually telling them :) Dr. Evil laugh...
  • 02.07.2008 Commented on Implementing Ping Back for Movable Type Byrne A very interesting and educational post. You've managed to explain a couple of things that I never fully understood until now! It's also refreshing to see how open and transparent your attitude is towards supporting "bits and pieces" that...

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  • Byrne commented on Implementing Ping Back for Movable Type
    A conversation is evolving on LLoyd Budd's website about this article... Link to article...
  • Byrne commented on Implementing Ping Back for Movable Type
    Lloyd, thank you for dropping by. I have posted a follow up comment on your post, but thought I would repost it here, just to keep my readers in the loop as well: Originally posted at A Fool's Wisdom @Lloyd - Wordpress’ support of TrackBack is tricky from what I can tell. I am certain the server infrastructure supports it but no all themes follow the spec in regards to autodiscovery, resulting in clients wishing to send ping to be SOL. So “support” seems to me, but I could be wrong, theme-dependent. This is what I have observed - some...
  • Byrne commented on Implementing Ping Back for Movable Type
    As it should. A very interesting revelation though about WordPress is that TrackBack doesn't always work. At least it is not all automagical and whatnot. I would be curious to know Val, what is the theme you are using?...
  • Byrne commented on Implementing Ping Back for Movable Type
    I couldn't agree more. There is too much of a burden on the developer to discern the data relevant in between two parties pinging one another. The end result of these exchanges is often relatively meaningless beyond the link itself. I believe it has evolved that way because TrackBacks and Pingbacks are mostly for the ego of the author/publisher, "look at me, someone linked to me!" What we really should do is approach this from a reader perspective and ask, what kind of data would be most valuable to the reader of a blog? How should a post quoting or...
  • Byrne commented on Implementing Ping Back for Movable Type
    Thanks for your contributions. I have folded most of them into the core and released version 1.01. Check out my projects page to find a link to the new distro....

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