[thesite] permalinks for comments..

Daniel J. Cody djc at starkmedia.com
Wed Mar 28 15:58:48 CST 2001

Matthew Haughey wrote:
> On 03:46 PM 3/28/2001 -0600, Daniel J. Cody wrote:
> >I know i mentioned them a while back cus of a suggestion javi had, but i
> >just added them in there.. I used the '#' sign for the actual link, but
> >that can easily be changed... if someone thinks it should go elsewhere
> >or be different, lemme know :)
> I get 404's when I click on them (there's a comments folder being appended
> to the path) but I could hack the URL to get at the proper comment, so they
> do work if the URL was correct.

ya, noticed that right after i sent out the email.. fixed now

> On metafilter, I used to have "permalink" href'd in the footer of every
> comment, but later on I streamlined the interface, by stashing the href
> around the time something was posted.
> For evolt's interface, I'd suggest just replacing the "#" link with maybe
> "link to this" to make it obvious, to help people along with getting used
> to seeing it and using it to reply to specific comments.

what do you think about the 'clutter' factor then? where would you
recommend putting it? i like what you did with the mefi ones, but it may
be a nice idea to put it in the wide open to begin..

thanks matt


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