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Is there a mechanism for readers of Joel's articles to comment on them?

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closed as off topic by random, Ladybug Killer, xmm0, Ralph Rickenbach, ChrisF Dec 14 '09 at 10:53

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How is this relevant to meta? – alex Dec 14 '09 at 9:21
Well, Joel's the co-founder. – Alex Budovski Dec 14 '09 at 9:24
Then why not ask on his site? – random Dec 14 '09 at 9:31
If I could I would. Hence the question. – Alex Budovski Dec 14 '09 at 9:32
So apparently you can't comment on the blog posts. There's your answer. – random Dec 14 '09 at 9:40
Apparently. Hardly conclusive. – Alex Budovski Dec 14 '09 at 9:43
Have you tried asking on HackerNews or ? – random Dec 14 '09 at 9:51
This is why Joel doesn't like blog comments: – Dan Dyer Dec 14 '09 at 12:09
Ah, thanks Dan. Finally a useful response. – Alex Budovski Dec 14 '09 at 12:24 is the usual place for this. – Ether Dec 14 '09 at 16:14

Yes, there is a mechanism. It's called blogging.

Post your reply on your own blog and link to Joel's. Or you could use reddit.

If Joel has a dog and this dog has a blog and you are not able to comment Joel's dog's blog, then please, feel free to spoil this place again!

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Errm, and posting a question about "Post Your Boat Programming Pics!" is more relevant? – Alex Budovski Dec 14 '09 at 10:01
@Alex That's why the question you cite is closed. – random Dec 14 '09 at 10:26
No it's not!… – Alex Budovski Dec 14 '09 at 10:32
Oh, that one. That's because it's about the boat programming post that was posted on SO. And because it's a legendary post. – random Dec 14 '09 at 10:35

There was a discussion in one of the early podcasts that Joel does not support commenting, while Jeff loves feedback from the community. Which does not make this a more fitting place for this question anyway.

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Which is ironic, because Jeff is the one who never listens to other people. – Paul Tomblin Dec 14 '09 at 12:29

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