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posted by janrinok on Wednesday March 12 2014, @11:33PM   Printer-friendly
from the I-was-doing-OK-until-it-mentioned-perl dept.

xyzzyyzzyx writes:

"Avantslash is touting a user hosted perl script that, if paired with any web browser with JavaScript, promises to shave crucial bytes off of the standard Slash-based experience, one of which is our very own SoylentNews. Audiences include those with very limited bandwidth, such as those in developing countries with only 2G mobile access or dialup."

 
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  • (Score: 1, Insightful) by Anonymous Coward on Thursday March 13 2014, @12:39AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Thursday March 13 2014, @12:39AM (#15634)

    I actually like your comment layouts better than the SoylentNews version. It lets you see more postings by default instead of having to click the links to view each of them. Pick this format up SoylentNews!!!!!

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  • (Score: 3, Informative) by everdred on Thursday March 13 2014, @12:49AM

    by everdred (110) Subscriber Badge on Thursday March 13 2014, @12:49AM (#15638) Homepage Journal
    Cool! But just to be clear, the software isn't "mine." I just bought a domain and set up an instance of Avantslash [avantslash.org] that you're free to use.
    • (Score: 2) by Reziac on Thursday March 13 2014, @03:20AM

      by Reziac (2489) on Thursday March 13 2014, @03:20AM (#15669) Homepage

      Nice to have if the need arises, thanks!

  • (Score: 3, Informative) by drgibbon on Thursday March 13 2014, @05:53AM

    by drgibbon (74) on Thursday March 13 2014, @05:53AM (#15720) Journal

    It already exists. Just register an account and change your display mode setting [soylentnews.org] to "Nested". But yeah, I think nested would be a better default.

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    • (Score: 1, Interesting) by Anonymous Coward on Thursday March 13 2014, @09:36PM

      by Anonymous Coward on Thursday March 13 2014, @09:36PM (#16091)

      I always use nested too (and browse at -1 for what it's worth).

      • (Score: 1) by Yog-Yogguth on Friday March 14 2014, @08:10AM

        by Yog-Yogguth (1862) Subscriber Badge on Friday March 14 2014, @08:10AM (#16217) Journal

        Same here, it's the only true way :)

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