"Another major obstacle is standard, easy-to-use, and powerful ways to control transparency. […] Blogging communities today cannot easily form opaquely bounded zones within which transparent interaction can occur. For this, we continue to rely on email. Or, in some cases, we take our collaboration into Groove spaces that enable the ad-hoc group formation that is email’s greatest strength, while rectifying many of email’s deficiencies."
03/04/02 update: Subscription Sharing Systems (RSS). What w3future pioneered is going to become mainstream (inasmuch as the Radio blogging community can be described as such!) Will you consider me a freak when you’ll see I subscribe to 193 RSS feeds (as of today)?