It's starting to feel a little old-hat to make fun of Google Plus, but, come on, Google, you're not going to be getting petitions to keep Plus around like you are with Reader. Just quietly sweep this one under the rug. It can play with Google Buzz. Google
We’ve noticed a lot of people are upset that you’ve decided to retire Google Reader and, truth be told, so are we. But, on the other hand, we do understand you are a business and have to sacrifice one product to the Fire God of Silicon Valley every second quarter or whatever.
We only ask that, before it becomes final on July 1, you at least consider shuttering one of these pretty-much-fine-but-not-as-good-as-Reader services.