Typepad (the blog host) has new software for threading comments. I like the idea because it allows for better direct arguments and may make it easier to follow a line of reasoning. At times, the comments turn into a back-and-forth between two or three readers that goes wildly off topic. The threads could allow that comment chain to continue while non-parties could just skip over it. The new software also allows more of an "identity." You can create a user ID and picture - and then never again be forced to read numbers and letters in fuzzy images. Anonymous comments will still be available. The software also gives the commenter a few minutes to edit comments before they become 'permanent.'
Test it out here (http://www.patentlyo.com/test/2008/07/monop1.html) and let me know if we should make the switch.