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Re: [videoblogging] Another attempt

By Andreas Haugstrup | "Andreas Haugstrup" <videoblog@...> | andreashaugstrup
August 10, 2004 | Post #656 | Topic #647

> Just thinking - we need vcomments too! If vblogs are going to be > visual, then the comment feature needs to be! Or am I dreaming 50 > years from now? vspam would be a nightmare to manage. You can do this now, but the trick is not to use the 'comments' feature on weblogs, but to use the trackbacks and pingback feature. These are a whole lot more interesting than comment fields anyway. :o) Trackbacks and pingbacks is a simple message of letting someone know that you have posted on your weblog with a reference to someone else's post. For example when Rob posted his first sign language post I thought it was interesting so I created a post about it on my own weblog. When I posted my own blog I also sent a message to Rob's server saying 'hey, I'm talking about you'. Rob's server then put up a link to my entry along with an excerpt. You can see it by going to Rob's entry at <http://www.robwilks.com/blog/archive/000081.html&gt; and clicking the link named 'Trackbacks'. If I had decided to make a video as my own blog entry you would effectively have made a vcomment. That's the way to do it. It's simple and it works for any media - most weblog systems should actually send trackbacks automatically these days. - Andreas -- Personal: <http://www.solitude.dk&gt; File Thingie - PHP File Manager <http://www.solitude.dk/filethingie/&gt;