I spent a good portion of the weekend working on the Rank the Cloud theme for its upcoming launch. Most of Saturday was spent on creating aesthetically pleasing nested comments, I was aiming at something easy to understand and use.
With WP 2.7, the wp_list_comments function was introduced and although challenging to use at first, I found it to be a great way to style and configure your post comments.
Matt at Sivel.net composed a great article which I found to be the easiest way to get nested comments working in your themes as well as separating your trackbacks/pings from your comments. He also lists some other great resources to get you moving in the right direction.
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