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Revisiting the value of blog posts and blog comments

June 20, 2009 2 comments

Here is a blog post by Mike Taylor on the issue of crediting qualitative contributions of a scholarly nature titled “Yet more uninformed noodling on the future of scientific publishing and that kind of thing”. The blogosphere seems to have more of these “rating blog posts/comments” discussions lately. Considering I am replying to that blog post, I could have aptly titled this blog post something like “Citing and ranking web based scientific documents”. However, it was actually a different issue addressed in that post that compelled me to write this.
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