What are blogs?

An abbreviation for Weblog, the term "blog" refers to a collection of related posts, which are sorted (by default) in reverse chronological order (the most recent posts are shown first).

Some blogs have a single author, who uses the blog to keep what amounts to an online diary: a day-to-day record of the individual's varied thoughts, reflections, and pertinent Web links. Other blogs contain posts from two or more authors; typically, these blogs focus on a more or less well-defined topic, such as sci-fi movie reviews. In schools and colleges, blogs are increasingly used to facilitate student journals.

Blogs on openspaceforum.net

On openspaceforum.net, blogs can be used by individuals for similar purposes — but with a theme/focus on the WSF, open spaces, horizontal politics and other related topics.

You can either create your own blog, or you can use some of the "common" blogs that have been made available for recording impressions/thoughts from a variety of individuals.

You need to register as an user to be able to create your own blog! However, you can post on blogs (where such permissions have been made available by the blog creator) without being a registered user.

Created by: System Administrator. Last Modification: Wednesday 28 of September, 2005 23:20:49 IST by Subramanya (Subbu) Sastry.
The original document is available at http://openspaceforum.net/twiki/tiki-index.php?page=HelpBlogging