Open Trackback Day!

Every Friday I will try to have an Open Trackback article.

From the Open Trackback Alliance FAQ:

The entire concept is to encourage bloggers to showcase their best recent articles on other blogs which may not otherwise recognize or know about their works.

Open Trackback Alliance members have agreed to create an open article at least once a week, which anyone can create a link to their own blog articles…

So link up your best article. Let’s see what you’ve got. 🙂

To the WordPress development team. Here’s proof that pingbacks stink compared to trackbacks (see comments). With trackbacks you get a nice summary of the incoming post, with pingbacks you get a what you call “context” and what I call nonsense. If only I could suppress incoming pingbacks without suppressing incoming trackbacks as well peace would rule the world.

My suggestion to anyone trackbacking to my blog using WordPress 2.x would be to go to your admin panel, under Options -> Discussion uncheck the box that says “Attempt to notify any Weblogs linked to from the article (slows down posting.)” This is what I have done, it speeds up posting and also stops outgoing pingbacks.

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Deltona, FL Censors…

Florida city has barred three paintings from a city hall display celebrating Black History Month because they contain small references to the Christian faith….

The Chinese telephone and oral transmission…

I wonder how the Google/China hegemony will deal with that title but on to the subject at hand. In an online discussion I had recently, someone compared the way the Bible developed to the Chinese telephone or whispers game many of us have experienced…..

Torino Olympics Opened for Business…

The world’s greatest winter athletes have all descended upon Torino, Italy for the 20th Winter Olympic Games. This means that for the next two weeks or so I’ll be pretty much glued to the television… well more so than I usually am.Wh…

I got stuck behind my own self-created eight ball and missed this OTA post yesterday… Ah, well… I’ll certainly be referring to your blog soon, as I’ve benefitted from your WordPress help, and I appreciate your outlook on design–yeh, ya do good blog, and I oughta make sure I drop in more often.

Thanks for the comment David.

I don’t really set any time limits on the trackbacks so go ahead and add one if you’d like. 🙂 I don’t mind one single bit.

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