The ‘mad’ pace of posting here at Slaw is fast making it a must read for legal research & technology professionals. But even as a contributor, I sometimes find it hard to keep up with all the content we’re producing.
I’m obviously subscribed to the new postings feed, but the real value to a collaborative blog like this is in the online discussion, and I recently found myself linking into each post so I wouldn’t miss out on the comments [The comments are the good stuff! :-)]. Well, I’ve made a few changes recently, and started to use the RSS feed for Slaw Comments.
Why is this handy? For me, anyway, the change is in how I work with my aggregator. I view both feeds one after the other, and then link into those comments I want to add to. That way, I only visit the website when I want to add something to the discussion or to post. It’s a big time savings, and I can’t imagine making my Slaw contribution any easier.
Currently, I only take a comments feed from a few sites, but I’m now thinking that this might be an important tool that I’ve overlooked – especially when it comes from community based or collaborative websites that I care about. This is definitely an area I want to explore more.