A wonderful collection of misconceptions, often the result of being myzelled when young.
PPK has switched off comments for much the same reason that I hardly ever have comments on adactio.com: our sites are places for us to broadcast rather than have a conversation.
What he said. "The wonderful thing about the web is that anyone can contribute to it. If you have something to say, there are plenty of places to say it. But your right to post to someone else’s site rests with that someone else."
This little quiz is surprisingly addictive: match the inane comment to the YouTube video.
A self-documenting explanation of why John Gruber doesn't have comments on his site.
Because the internet needs prophylactics for memetically transmitted diseases.
Here's a handy little trick from Paul: use conditional comments to add a class to your BODY element, allowing you to target IE without a separate stylesheet.
Brothercake looks at the problems, issues, and alternatives to requiring a human to prove that they're not a bot.
Weighing up the pros and cons of allowing comments on blog posts.
Not all communities are created equal. The web needs Metafiltering and less YouTubing.
This blogging Tory MP is stealing someone's bandwidth for the photo in this post. Said photo has been subtly altered. Hilarity ensues in the comments.
A thoughtful post from PPK on the quality (or lack of it) in discourse around Web standards.
Following on from my thoughts about comments on blogs, this video resonates.
This transcription of John Gruber's justification for not having comments makes for superb reading. This is what blogging is really about.
Not if John keeps writing posts as good as this is, it's not.
Hallelujah! I've been waiting for Flickr to add this method. Now the API is truly complete.
Jeffrey's only gone and turned on comments. Who's next? Joe? Me? I just hope he remembers the corollary of Sturgeon’s Law for blogs.
Someone else who doesn't have comments enabled on his site explains his reasons.
In a very meta move, I've seeded Newsvine with my post about comments (and Newsvine) with an eye to soliciting comments.
Keep this one handy in case you have to use conditional comments to hide something from Internet Explorer.