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The way we handle linking

For the past week or so I've been publishing Daring Fireball-style links for the links category (or as some call them, the link list). I've been going back and forth on whether or not to link this way for years. (The things geeks worry about.)

Readers find these style of links much more beneficial. Especially RSS feed subscribers. And, indeed, it does seem less "spammy" when you're linking readers directly to the sources rather than to a webpage of your own. Though, this site very, very seldom has any sort of advertising or affiliate links - it can still seem spammy. When linking to something the full credit for that something should go directly to those who published it.

I'm not the only one who was mulling this over, on 1 July Stephen Hackettmade the switch.

  • 3 July 2012

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