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m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Sun Nov 16 23:30:09 PST 2008
Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> * Having five gazillion posts that say "me too", is not exactly a
> productive answer to a problem. Alas, this is often what you get
> when you gather hundreds of _very_ inexperienced people and you hand
> them a web interface to freely post short, often unintelligible
> snippets that are more suitable for Twitter than a FAQ page.
There's a Thanks button feature in vBulletin that can be enabled to
help catch the 'me too' type postings.
> I've been posting to forums with the mozex Firefox extension and GNU
> Emacs for more than a couple of years now. Here's how a typical ``post
> to a forum'' session looks like for me now:
Oh, wow. That's perfect. Or it would be if it was compatible with firefox-3.0.4 ...
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 7 Priory Courtyard
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