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Bill Gratsch on the frequency of blog posting

In a recent post entitled As Blawgs Evolve, 21st Century Nutshells? Bill Gratsch, of Blawg.org fame, makes this particularly valid remark when discussing the issue of the frequency of blawg updating:

"... On the other hand, a handful of two-year-old posts from a law professor or other legal expert who offered thoughtful, learned analysis of a key court case may be worth linking to for many years after the fact. The mere fact that the blawg containing the analysis has not been updated in a long period of time, does not necessarily mean it has no value. In fact, if the analysis is particularly well-stated, I would argue that it should continue to be referenced via links indefinitely. Deleting the blawg would only serve to eliminate the analysis from the larger discourse on the matter it covered."

I agree. As a quality-filled blog is updated, the better its repository of information, its database, becomes. But not updating it 3 or 4 times a week doesn't necessarily mean it's not a valuable resource or somehow necessarily inferior to blogs which are more regularly updated. It's that good old quality versus quantity issue.

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that's why I don't mind the infrequency of posting going on here....

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