A comment I received about styling
If you are concerned about the people reading your entries via
your feed to only include a subject, a link, and maybe a small snip
of the entry so they will be forced to view your site to read the
That's how I've seen most RSS feeds do it these day's anyways
I responded that doing so would cut my readership (those that read
through RSS would drop,
and yes, it would. Some of the experiments I've read about, providing just
the titles, or titles and an extract of the post, garners fewer readers than
providing the entirety of the post in the feed.
And I have a nice number of people that read my site through my feed
(Squeaky included). I'm also surprised this hasn't been addresses yet. Or
if it has, I haven't come across anyone addressing this issue yet.
(Yes, today was a rather quiet day—why do you ask?)
You have my permission to link freely to any entry here. Go
ahead, I won't bite. I promise.
The dates are the permanent links to that day's entries (or
entry, if there is only one entry). The titles are the permanent
links to that entry only. The format for the links are
simple: Start with the base link for this site: http://boston.conman.org/, then add the date you are
interested in, say 2000/08/01,
so that would make the final URL:
You can also specify the entire month by leaving off the day
portion. You can even select an arbitrary portion of time.
You may also note subtle shading of the links and that's
intentional: the “closer” the link is (relative to the
page) the “brighter” it appears. It's an experiment in
using color shading to denote the distance a link is from here. If
you don't notice it, don't worry; it's not all that
It is assumed that every brand name, slogan, corporate name,
symbol, design element, et cetera mentioned in these pages is a
protected and/or trademarked entity, the sole property of its
owner(s), and acknowledgement of this status is implied.