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377 clicks; posted to STEM » on 03 Dec 2020 at 8:25 PM (18 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2020-12-03 10:22:30 PM  
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amyldoanitrite: Farm's comment system is superior


Except for lack of an EDIT function!
 
2020-12-04 8:16:57 PM  
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Russ1642: iron de havilland: Threading used to work fine on Usenet and mailing lists back in the day. Simply sort the threads by the oldest comment, and structure the threads by who replied to whom.

No. It limits people to replying to one person and only that person. People don't see the general discussion. The timeline is distorted all to hell. And of course the primary reason that threaded conversations suck fat donkey balls is that after you refresh a page you have no idea what's new, and even if they highlight what's new it's scattered all over the place and is difficult to follow.


Why do all of the phone apps have to take over my computer at work?

So now Teams has a chat area with simple chronological comments except they're indented randomly depending on my reply lenght.  assholes, but now there is a separate Teams area that does this stupid farking threaded conversations and every time I go to a chat and back to the teams, it collapses everything, and sometimes it takes more than one click to get back to where I just was.  Its farking unreadable, but that's the phone does it, and you know, its cool that way.


I feel like I'm working in Crayola land.
 
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