What We're Doing When We Blog
Subject:   Blogger Con II Notes, Partie Deux
Date:   2004-04-21 07:57:53
From:   Trackback from anonymous2
Question: What makes a blog a blog? Answer: The form. More specifically, what distinguishes blogs from other kinds of web media, is that the granular unit of the blog, the quantum unit is the post, not the page. This post-oriented architecture makes all kinds of things possible. It’s the backbone for the permalink culture, for one thing. For another, it lets me put any given post on this blog exists in at least three places at once: the date archive, the category archive, and the individual archive (and, in the case of recent posts, the front page). Now all that’s...