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

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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
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If I could I would. Hence the question. –  Alex Budovski Dec 14 '09 at 9:32
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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
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Have you tried asking on HackerNews or reddit.com/r/programming ? –  random Dec 14 '09 at 9:51
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This is why Joel doesn't like blog comments: joelonsoftware.com/items/2007/07/20.html –  Dan Dyer Dec 14 '09 at 12:09
    
Ah, thanks Dan. Finally a useful response. –  Alex Budovski Dec 14 '09 at 12:24
    
discuss.joelonsoftware.com is the usual place for this. –  Ether Dec 14 '09 at 16:14
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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
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@Alex That's why the question you cite is closed. –  random Dec 14 '09 at 10:26
    
No it's not! meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/8479/… –  Alex Budovski Dec 14 '09 at 10:32
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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
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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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