Internal TrackBacks

I have been thinking of a side use of TrackBacks within one's weblog. When I write a follow-up to an existing entry, linking to this entry from the new one should create a link properly identified as a follow-up* in the old entry to let readers know that the story continues. It should be as easy as creating a link, and voilà.

Has anyone done this already, or had this idea before?

(*) the difference is important, an internal follow-up is not a TrackBack. Authors should be able to determine the look, placement and content of the follow-up notice, I guess by way of template tags and weblog preferences.

2 TrackBacks

It is not exactly the same use. I have now one blog in english and the other in french. I do trackback between them when I translate an entry.... Read More

Ce n'est pas tout à fait le même usage. Depuis que j'ai un carnet en anglais et un autre en français, quand je traduit un article, je fais un rétrolien croisé.... Read More

2 Comments

Semble-t-il une bonne idée qui montre le potentiel du protocole pour faire toutes sortes de choses :).

Intéressant pour remonter sur le post le plus récent quand on est tombé sur le plus ancien d'abord. Pratique parce qu'il n'est pas toujours facile de reprendre un ancien post et d'y ajouter un lien qui pointe vers un nouveau. A tester.

Je vois que je ne suis plus le seul ! Une resistance française s'organise sur padawan.info. Des posts en anglais et des commentaires en français !

Revolution ;-)

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