Re: [blogite] How to display pingbacks

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From: Jim Dabell (
Date: Sat Sep 07 2002 - 18:33:00 BST

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On Saturday 07 September 2002 4:15 pm, mort wrote:
> On Sat, 2002-09-07 at 17:36, Jim Dabell wrote:
> > A similar question: my "full article" link is exactly the same as my
> > permalink - would it be wiser to get rid of one (two links going to the
> > same place = confusing & unnecessary), or would it be better to keep it
> > (permalink is instantly recognisable to those who know what it means)?
> From my view, if they are semantically different / have different
> functions, both links should exist. If I scan the page looking for one
> of them and can't find it, it may be not clear that one link covers both
> functions.
> Besides, i can't picture anyone thinking "What?! The "permalink" points
> to the same URL as the "full article"? I'm so confused!! I feel all
> dizzy inside! This weblog be dammed!" :-)

Perhaps it's me who's being a bit too "nielsen-ish" :)

In fairness though, the links are pretty close together, so I could
understand a bit of confusion.

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Jim Dabell

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