your question – But will people read them? one way to answer this is the people who are affected/interested/involved will read, this may not be a lot but as this (long but worth it) article argues such quantitative evaluation misses a lot:
In online spaces, everything is potentially public, and so lack of public attention is construed in evaluative terms: “success,” “failure.” It is a surface reading of the impenetrable—the silent reader, the talk behind the scenes. What seems to be overlooked is often being quietly looked over.
catch ya at some fedwiki occasional 🙂