[TAG] Talkback links
thomas at edulinux.homeunix.org
Sat Jan 14 17:21:26 MSK 2006
On Sat, Jan 14, 2006 at 09:17:00AM -0500, Benjamin A. Okopnik wrote:
> Hey, everyone:
> What do you think of the idea of "Talkback" links at the top of each
> article? Perhaps something like this:
This was trialed for a while when LG was at SSC. It worked relatively
well for some articles, except that it tended to be abused by some (c.f.
my posting to TAG some years ago about someone wanting to know how to
change the oil in their car.)
> It works on several different levels, I think. Yeah, some clueless
> people might use it to piggyback their own question into TAG, but they
> can be pointed right back out (i.e., 'read "Asking Questions of The
> Answer Gang" at <http://linuxgazette.net/tag/ask-the-gang.html>!'),
> and anyone wanting to comment on a specific article can do so easily.
It wouldn't hurt to try, I suppose. What's the worst that could happen?
At the moment, any specific article feedback is often forwarded to TAG
-- since a lot of it gets sent to the author directly. So yeah... try
-- Thomas Adam
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