All things considered, a pretty large update! I've got more to talk about, but check back past the break for that.
As I've stressed before, time and again, this site exists for the community, so if you've got some ideas, post them below, and let us hear about it!
On the business side of things, I'm working on drafting a "longer-term" plan, hopefully ready to present something this week, or early next week, which lays down a specific "here's what we are going to do" plan, and then let you guys think it over, poke it with a stick, then call me an idiot, and have me do it again; as far as running a site, its been a pretty successful model thus far :-)
Expect one or two more "meta" posts in the next few days, and until then, let me know your thoughts below
I would like to see quote tags do more than just indentation.
Try using <quote> rather than <blockquote>
It didn't used to work, but it does with this release. :-)
Time to remove my sig!
There is no such thing as an HTML <quote> tag. There is only <blockquote> and <q>.
P.S. the lameness filter is worse now. For example, this message got a "Your comment has too few characters per line (currently 7.5)." message even though it was only 1 line long.
./ has an internal system for
, but I have not looked into this fully and I thought that this is what we were implementing. We will probably need to look into that more. But for the second issue, I just made a change to turn off the line length filter.
Well that will teach me to not use preview. The comment above has a <quote> tag in it. Slash converts this to a <div class="quote">. This is what I though it was going to do without fully looking into the code.
Another example of how letting logged in users optionally force a preview like it does for AC's would be a good thing.
Of course, HTML also has no <ecode> tag.
I am using just <quote> - above is nested quotes.I am seeing indents where the more indented, the lighter the grey color of the text.I don't see indent bars and I don't see anything collapsible.Other than the very user-unfriendly reduction of contrast, I don't see any difference than how it was yesterday.
Collapsible? Maybe. Different style? Proposed on dev: http://dev.soylentnews.org/comments.pl?sid=1105&cid=26449 [soylentnews.org]
I like the different gradients, that helps to make multiple segmented quotes understandable and the reduction in contrast is made up for by the increase in utility.
But I don't like the 3D effect, it makes me feel like I am looking down on a pyramid. I do not have enough UX knowledge to propose a better way.
I am seeing indents where the more indented, the lighter the grey color of the text.
FFS. Yesterday the <quote> tag had indent bars. Now they've removed them. WTF?!
I don't know what BasilBrush thinks about it, but I like the new quoting style very much.