Maintenance moment: 9700 spam comments and a few good ones deleted

We interrupt this stream of pinboard shares with a public service announcement.

It seems I had trackbacks and comments enabled. I wonder if that happened with a theme change, or if I’d always had them active. Whatever the reason there were thousands of ’em, with a few legitimate comments mixed it.

I had to use a ‘Delete All Comments’ plug-in to remove them all. I believe this time I’ve really disabled pingbacks and comments.

If you would like to contact me about a share I’ve put my info in the sidebar top. I’d like to figure out a way to integrate with the blog posts; there’s a tool for that but I’d need to get a dev account to use it.

We now return you to your regular programming…

PS. It turns out that there are people who follow this linkblog feed. I’d thought of it as mostly archival …