When Will A Comment Be Treated Like A Post On Techmeme?

I’ve asked this question before and I am still hoping we’ll see someone answer it soon.

The best comments are often way better than the posts that generated them. I’ve reblogged comments on to the front page of this blog and I am hoping we’ll get new features from disqus and others soon that make that drop dead simple.

But when Scoble’s misinformed rant on David Hornik and VCs gets front page treatment and David’s reply does not, it’s not a balanced system. We need to fix that.

Scoble said today that we have a well functioning blog editing system in action. Well sort of. But the fact remains tens of thousands read Scoble’s broadside on Hornik and VCs and a small fraction of them read David’s reply, even though Scoble did link to it today. Let’s fix that.

If Techmeme is a conversation, and I think it is, then it needs to be open to great writing and ideas from people who don’t have top 500 tech blogs. It needs to be open to great writing and ideas from people who don’t even have blogs.