Why No Intense Debate?

There’s a new kid on the block on the comments side of the business, Intense Debate. The premise of the service is outstanding – provide a central repository to track your visitors’ comments, expand the commentary beyond your blog, and provide a very rich interface to display the comments. There is a single flaw with the service, though, that makes it unusable… the comments are loaded via JavaScript, something that the Search Engines will not