No Comments (mattgemmell.com)

Matt Gemmell explaining why he has disabled comments on his site.

For most people, a comment form is an essential part of what a blog is, and most of us enjoy the opportunity to leave feedback (even if we do so only rarely). But there are also plenty of possible reasons why comments are unnecessary, or undesirable.

I kind of hate blog comments, and there’s no “kind of” in my hatred for comments on newspaper websites. Gemmell puts it far more eloquently that one of my spittle-flecked rants would be.