Comments on: Another RSS feed gets truncated http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/04/29/another-rss-feed-gets-truncated/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: dWj http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/04/29/another-rss-feed-gets-truncated/comment-page-1/#comment-14233 Fri, 30 Apr 2010 03:28:08 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=3622#comment-14233 I’ve clicked through for some of the WSJ content, but certainly a lot that I would have read before I haven’t bothered with. This may still be a net gain from their standpoint, depending on what they’re trying to maximize here.

I would think randomly truncating 10% of the entries would annoy scrapers a lot more than regular readers, at least relative to truncating 100% of them. Maybe that’s not true.

]]>
By: MitchW http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/04/29/another-rss-feed-gets-truncated/comment-page-1/#comment-14219 Fri, 30 Apr 2010 01:09:22 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=3622#comment-14219 Completely agree Ooh_La. The time it takes for me to load the page in my browser frankly isn’t worth the content about 50% of the time, especially when it’s just bad puns from Matt Phillips on MarketBeat. It’s also super annoying that you can’t read an entire entry on the main blog page. So even if you visit the site you still have to click through to each specific entry. My subscription to the full paper expires next week; this has singlehandedly convinced me not to renew.

]]>
By: Ooh_La http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/04/29/another-rss-feed-gets-truncated/comment-page-1/#comment-14214 Thu, 29 Apr 2010 20:07:33 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=3622#comment-14214 The WSJ truncating has had the most effect on me so far.. personally, I don’t enjoy the WSJ website.. its slow within my brower and a “bulky” site to load up each time, so I’m much more likely to NOT click through, vs. Dealbreaker (and assume ATL as well, similar backbone) or others that allow me to navigate over and load quickly. Wonder if that has anything to do with people “clicking through.” – it does for me.

]]>