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Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
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 ... 



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