In the almost 10 years that I’ve been writing in this space there’s always been a page for “posts” and a separate page for “comments” on those articles.
When I first cobbled together the application that allows me to write and you to read these pages, there were no “best practises” for how blogs should work other than the “show posts in reverse chronological order.” Since that time the world has decided that comments should appear at the end of posts. And so I figured it was probably time to catch up.
Starting today, thus, every post has a permalink, and on that single page you’ll find the post itself, followed by any comments, followed by a comment form where you can leave your own. This is neither revolutionary, nor particularly elegantly grafted together for the moment. But perhaps it will, by conforming to the de facto standard, make this space a little easier to digest.
Thanks go to Steven Garrity who first suggested that I move in this direction about five years ago. I am nothing if not slow to act.
Please let me know if you notice any inconsistencies in the comment-leaving and comment-reading process.