Which comments system should we use?

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Yesterday we opened up a discussion about the rules of engagement, and our moderation team is carefully weighing your feedback. It’s been very helpful, and we’ve already made some changes based on the initial comments.

Several readers have suggested that the biggest problem with the discussion is Disqus, which I currently use to manage the comments. They don’t like the last “upgrade” (Disqus 2012) and say they can’t always access the comments.

Some readers believe Livefyre, another cloud-based commenting system, would be better. Others say we should revert to the native WordPress commenting system.

I’m open to change. So I thought we should put it to a vote.

Which commenting system should we use?

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I can promise that we’ll take these poll results very seriously.

We’ll have an updated FAQ and a decision on the comments by the end of this week. Thank you for your help!

Christopher Elliott

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