[wp-hackers] Crossposting to wordpress.com
robin.adr at gmail.com
Fri Jun 15 22:37:35 GMT 2007
On 6/15/07, Lists dbcohen.com <lists at dbcohen.com> wrote:
> So how does Dave Winer get away with having
> http://scripting.wordpress.comwhich is basically a backup of
> http://scripting.com but with commenting?
> On 6/13/07, Mark R <tamba2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 6/13/07, Anthony Yarusso <tonyyarusso at comcast.net> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > When I was starting my new blog, I liked a lot of the aspects of the
> > > wordpress.com site, and created an account there. I like the "online
> > > community" sort of thing, as well as the tracking of new and popular
> > > blogs, etc. However, I was ultimately deterred because I wouldn't be
> > > able to install other plugins of my choosing. Now I have my blog
> > > hosted elsewhere, but would like if people could still access the
> > > content through the wordpress.com site. Is there a crossposting
> > > method available for this?
> > One of the benefits of having a blog at wordpress.com is that you are
> > joining a community.
> > If you choose to leave for your own domain / blog elsewhere then you
> > those community features.
> > If we allowed cross-posting into the blogs and therefore into our Tags
> > pages, the effect would be to encourage spammers and others in their
> > efforts
> > to gain traffic. So the part of the ToS that Mark quotes will be used.
> > Additionally, the content of the blog on wordpress.com would be a
> > duplicate
> > of another blog elsewhere which is another point against it.
> > You can't leave wordpress.com but select those elements you want to stay
> > hooked into - whether using plugins or not. So there may well be a
> > but it is not something that would be permitted.
> > Mark.
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