Conversation Agent - Valeria Maltoni - Should Comments be Portable?

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Todd -

That is good news indeed. I resist mashing up content from different tools because they are different stages of the conversation. Sometimes those on Twitter are prequels, sometimes they are sequels. How does someone starved for time tell the difference? We already do jump to conclusions a little ;-)

I would think that nothing is impossible for technology.

Hi Valeria - thanks for the link!

Since I wrote about this (and since Louis's post hit Techmeme over the weekend), I've had a couple of sw devs contact me to say, "I could fix that (where Twitter is the culprit, anyway."

In my perfect world, the blog - the source of the original content - could aggregate the fractured chatter.

Based on what these devs told me, it's not an impossible mission (and OpenSocial would help). Fingers crossed!

@Chris - there are so many bogus blogs and sites out there that get Google juice with scraped posts! Now that makes sense about trying to engage someone without facing you somewhere else. I'll need to ponder that as it may change the way I think about corporate blogs.

@Gregory - it sounds like you'd want to be ubiquitous. I am content with being thoughtful about what I do in one place at the time. Technology may help answer many needs, but remember that it is people ho use it, and we are limited naturally.

@Louis - the issue of portability is a big one to tackle. Thank you for coming in and addressing Carolyn Ann's open questions. I am with Chris on content, regardless of what happens to the comments.

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