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Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Mon Nov 17 00:02:46 PST 2008

On Mon, 17 Nov 2008 07:29:42 +0000, Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at> wrote:
>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.

Heh, yes.  It may take a while to catch on, but it's nice to have it :D

>> 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 ...

It is.  I'm using it with Firefox 3.0.4, after installing the plugin
from this page:

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