Comment Portability: The Commenting Standard of the Future

Disqus, IntenseDebate, and SezWho.  3 commenting systems that currently don’t work together, but here’s how they could.


I think it’s possible for the services to come together and develop a standard for commenting systems (as suggested by Dave Stanley of Shyftr).  This standard would provide a framework for updating comments across the blog, commenting systems, and third-party services (like FriendFeed or Shyftr).

Of course this also requires input and cooperation from these third-party services for this to really work.   The ultimate goal: distributed conversations with aggregated discussions.

What future implications do you think this will have on how you blog and participate in discussions?