How Word Gets Around

I often surprise myself at how pages and page names float around among the dozens of sites I've built for myself. I've got to enumerate these flows and will do so here.

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We accept that routine communication must work with participants only pulling content towards themselves. No one pushes towards us. Nothing can be that urgent.

We accept the network realities of firewalls, platform providers and disconnects intentional or otherwise.

We allow ourselves to imagine operation at scale and design affordances into clients, servers and communication protocols that will work at scale.

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I can follow the links that you follow. If I get from my site to your site then I can continue on to wherever you link. Those first links from my site to yours are the hardest.

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origin (login) => add [ [ new page ] ] link (edit) => new page (future) => your page (browse); new page (create) => add factory; drag your page to factory => reference

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human behavior

diligence

affordances