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January 05, 2008


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Roberto Galoppini

Yes, they are. Blogging is about conversations, or at least it is supposed to be. Trackbacks help to follow this flow, that's it.

About spammers I don't see them using, while I see lots of spam as direct comments.

My two cents.

PS the blue coloured words let me think it was an URI..


Thanks for the comment.

I'm really divided. Here's what I think is a typical example -- yes they are there but they are not useful at all (and one of them might be some sort of disingenuous spam attempt): http://tinyurl.com/2kqgs7 ... if they could be less useless (say, if I could moderate them like I can moderate comments) I would not hesitate to enable them, but as it is, I think they are unattractive and potentially a security risk.


Oh, and sorry for the blue text, it was intended as a stupid joke. (Hint: hover the cursor on it.)


Turns out I can indeed moderate them: http://tinyurl.com/247whl

So I have now enabled trackbacks. Thanks again for the feedback.

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