What do they have in common? In the past I have sported one but would not be caught dead wearing one now.
There is value, however, in sharing a list of the blogs you read or subscribe to, it’s just sidebar clutter is not really the best place. On some long frequency wavelength, I remember to update (maybe once a year).
It is still a sad missing and some-cheap-intern-could-code-it-in-a-few-days feature that Google Reader lacks a way to syndicate a list of the feeds we have in there. You can syndicate/share what you have “shared” in terms of items form different feeds, but nothing to share the sources.
Ah, but there is a 2 step end around. I use GReader’s export feature to save my feeds as an OPML.
Then I go to my never-user-for-anything-else account on Bloglines. I then delete everything I have in my feed list there, and import the OPML file I exported from Google Reader.
Update: D’Arcy Norman (comment below) has a much better approach- use a Grazr widget, so once again, I trashed my approach and am Copying D’Arcy%trade;
So the big hair is not coming back, and likewise, the Blogroll has a shaved new appearance.
Pssss – If anyone is noticing, I am playing with the Zemanta WordPress Plugin to add the related links below… more to be barked at in a future post, but I am trying it out and tossing it around the yard.