On Thu, Mar 03, 2022 at 12:23:57PM -0500, Matthew Miller wrote:
On Wed, Mar 02, 2022 at 09:16:29PM +0000, Ankur Sinha wrote:
> > It's so selective, though -- the set of people who blog about what
> > doing isn't representative of the community. I mean, even if we made
> > more aware of it, it's not going to make more people into bloggers.
> Is there one platform that is representative of the community though?
Wouldn't that be nice?!
This presents a nice opportunity to put forth an idea that Ben surely knew
would be coming at some point: Discourse has an RSS polling plugin!
We could set up a category specifically for aggregated blog posts. (Probably
with replies disabled — although you could reply-as-new-linked-topic into a
This isn't _just_ "Matthew loves discourse and is looking at it as a hammer to
hit all nails". It's also a way to help pull different threads together in
once central place, so that there _is_ eventually a representative platform.
yeah, I don't like the idea of 800 tickets to add 800 blogs
(ok, I am sure it will be far less, but still).
Otherwise I don't hate the idea off hand. I think it could have some
advantages like allowing the community to comment on some post together
instead of comments going to the remote blog that no one goes back to
notice there are comments on.