Don't use "excerpt" mode in your RSS feeds!

I’m sitting on a plane, after having been put through the standard annoying and oh-yes-I-know-they’re-terribly-necessary routines of the beloved customs and airport authorities that Paul Kedrosky and Fred Wilson love so much, and am trying to get caught up on the remaining 5000 blog posts in my reader. Alas, I can’t read half of them because they are either all images (which my reader doesn’t pick up) or worse, they are one-line excerpts. What’s the point of having an excerpt in your reader???? There isn’t one.

So there. I have ranted. I expect all bloggers everywhere to immediately turn off their excerpt functions.

Mmmm, if only it were that easy…