This seems so convoluted. Run Jekyll (or another static site generator) because dynamic platforms like WordPress are slow and bloated. But ... now the website can't support comments or Webmentions. So hook the site into a silo like Disqus or Webmention.io. But wait now your website is dependent on a third-party. Doesn't it seem like…Continue Reading
Over 1 million Webmentions will have been sent across the internet since the specification was made a full Recommendation by the W3C—the standards body that guides the direction of the web—in early January 2017. That number is rising rapidly, and in the last few weeks, I’ve seen a growing volume of chatter on social media and the blogosphere about these new “mentions” and the people implementing them.
Chris Aldrich wrote an introduction to Webmentions on ALA.Continue Reading
David, the GDPR is why I have a web application firewall blocking all web traffic originating in the EU. I am researching ways to either remove all commenting except for Webmentions or using another comment system, like Isso, that give the commenter control. ueberseemaedchen ,I spent some time this weekend testing Webmention deletes and I’m…Continue Reading
David, I think that Sebastian Greger (and perhaps some of the GDPR) is really concerned about anonymity; not privacy. But I think you have responded reasonably. I don’t think one can expect privacy when acting publicly. Imagine if newspapers had to get permission to quote something I said publicly (especially something controversial)? Or a radio…Continue Reading