Feb 9, 2013
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Category: Funny, Internet, Intriguing
Abraham, with all due respect, I have to ask: don’t you think it would be prudent, in most cases, to keep the title of xkcd comics the same as in the original? I mean, Randall Munroe creates his comics as a self-contained piece of art which he curates pretty diligently. I know I’m threading on thin ground here, since that argument can be made about many of the pieces you publish, but I think that in the case of xkcd it’s pretty clear.
The title of his post is NOT the title of the comic or whatever he is sharing, nor was it intended to be, it is his COMMENT on the subject.
I know. In my opinion it’s more appropriate to take the title verbatim from xkcd and give comments after the comic.
Does it really matter? He gave the guy credit. If the title was that important, it should’ve been on the comic itself
I have to admit that’s a good point. And I guess 22 words is popular enough that if Munroe actually minded he’d have contacted Abraham. Still, I can just say that it bothers me personally.
(We'll never share your info)