Full Posts vs Headlines

Sean Bonner would like for everyone to change your RSS feed [to] display your WHOLE post. I think that Sean is talking to the wrong audience - he should be appealing to the NewsReader developers.

I choose to make the full content of Take the First Step is available in my RSS feeds. But if someone has made a conscious decision to have excerpts rather than the full post in their feed, then that’s fine by me. In fact, if their website is part of their brand, then that’s the right choice for them.

What Sean really needs is a NewsReader that acknowledges that we live in a world of Always drifting between On and Off. A reader that would let him mark articles to be downloaded and read at a later time. And eventually, a Reader with predictive capability that could pre-fetch articles for you.

via Lockergnome’s RSS Resource.