RSS feeds: concise summaries or vague excerpts?




Bill Higgins on RSS feeds, concise summaries and vague excerpts:

"Maybe it's just me, but frequently reading the short form of a blog entry,
there's not enough there to even determine if I should follow the link and read
more."


Comments (4)
  1. simple answer – unsubscribe if they dont give full text. if the entry is strong enough, but it has barriers to entry like crap synopses, then others will find it for you.

  2. MSDNArchive says:

    James: ‘then others will find it for you.’ – am big believer in this one.

  3. Full text. *Always* full text.

  4. I abhor the excerpts. I agree with James. Unsubscribe.

    Full text rules.

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