Comment Threading Coming to WordPress 2.7

It looks like the WordPress commenting system will finally being overhauled in v2.7, including support for threaded comments!. If there is one thing I wished was done better in WP, it's definitely the comment system. After all, second only to the actual blog content itself, comments and discussion are the most important aspect of a blog.

Intense Debate, the makers of software which adds commenting features like threading, reply by email, voting, reputation, and global profiles to WordPress and other blogging software, was just acquired by Automattic, the company behind WordPress. I think this goes to show how serious the improvements coming to the commenting system will be.

Matt Mullenweg, the founding developer of WordPress, has a post about the acquisition and talks about what it means for WordPress.

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