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Glyn Millington glyn at
Mon Nov 17 00:05:14 PST 2008

Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at> writes:

> 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 ... 

Well, yes, but "Its All Text" does the same trick for text boxes and it
is compatible.

Wouldn't be without it!



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