For the present, I have turned on geotagging for this blog. I’m not sure whether that is a bad idea; opinions welcome.
The geotagging is supposed to add location (latitude, longitude) to post headers. I have not been attempting to hide where I reside, so I was not too concerned about the privacy issue. On the other hand, I am not sure that it makes much sense, since what I post is not location-sensitive.
In my last post, I described how I use akregator to follow blogs. One of things that I have noticed is that some blogs provide a full copy of new posts in their RSS feed, while some provide only a summary. Here, I want to discuss how that affects me.
I’ll note that WordPress has a setting for this blog (under “Reading Settings”) where I can specify whether I want to provide the full text of a post or just a summary. The default was to provide the full text, and I have left it that way.
My overall conclusion, which I will discuss below, is that it is preferable to provide a full feed. I’ll note that others have reached the same conclusion, as for example here: Read More…