feeling planet squeak's gravity

Bob Courchaine bobc at nfldinet.com
Fri May 5 18:10:48 UTC 2006

I check Squeak Planet almost daily, Simon.

And I appreciate the inclusion of non-squeak posts. It represents
another side of folks that I think is important to see.

I say "Keep it up"!  8^)


Simon Michael wrote:
> With my blog added to http://planet.squeak.org , the idea of not
> straying off-topic has become an inhibition, despite what I wrote about
> this before. I need to write a lot about Zwiki at times. When I once
> counted the squeak vs. non-squeak posts, the ratio was low and I'm a
> little concerned that there be enough of a squeak focus to fulfil planet
> squeak's purpose.
> Should something be done ? Should I just blog on merrily ? I like
> blogger.com and it doesn't support topics. I could keep separate blogs.
> I could hack the planet software to filter posts by keyword, for my
> blog, or all. I could just make sure to write more about squeak, to
> balance the scales... I wonder how other planet squeak bloggers &
> readers think on this issue. I wonder how many squeakers read it. Cc'ing
> the squeak list, comments welcome..

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