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February 13, 2005

HTML in Comments

I've long disabled HTML in comments, basically to help my readers avoid accidentally clicking through on comment spam. But now that I seem to be managing the comment spam well enough, there's no reason not to let real live human commenters use HTML when they want. So:

Comment HTML for everyone! (except spammers, of course.)

Naturally, I ask everyone who chooses to adorn their comments with links and html to show some basic common sense and courtesy to me and other commenters, and if I think someone's use of HTML in comments is egregiously bad, I go in and snip it out (though, as with general editing of comments, I can't see why I would do that very often). The good news here is that I think most you already have common sense, so this entire paragraph is redundant.

There you have it.

Posted by john at February 13, 2005 10:55 AM

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Jim Winter | February 13, 2005 11:43 AM

Can we link our comments to a dominatrix?

John Scalzi | February 13, 2005 12:31 PM

Hey, Jim, whatever makes you happy.

uhura | February 13, 2005 10:05 PM

I wanted to share my other favorite blog: Go Fug Yourself. Frivolous, sure - but the snark is premium Grade A.

http://gofugyourself.typepad.com/go_fug_yourself/

Brian Greenberg | February 14, 2005 12:56 AM

So now we can post in bold and italic, I guess...

Cool... ;-)