13 March 2006
A po excuse
I had an entry yesterday specifically, this one in which I linked to six different sites and sent TrackBacks to five. (I haven't quite figured out how this works on BraveJournal.) Two of the sites were using TypePad, and one of them sent back this message:
In an effort to combat malicious comment posting by scripts, I've enabled a feature that requires a weblog commenter to wait a short amount of time before being able to post again. Please try to po
It ends there. Apparently this is the complete text:
... I've enabled a feature that requires a weblog commenter to wait a short amount of time before being able to post again. Please try to post your comment again in a short while. Thanks for your patience.
I'm guessing this is related to comment throttling in later versions of the Movable Type engine. I really don't care, I suppose there are other ways links can be discovered, and it's not like I'm hard up for recognition but there ought to be a better way to handle this issue. (I don't believe I've encountered this, for instance, among mu.nu blogs.)Posted at 7:09 AM to Blogorrhea