Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.
Re: Discussion group interface troubles
Author: Jacob Savin Posted: 5/12/1999; 11:44:27 AM Topic: Discussion group interface troubles Msg #: 6119 (In response to 6074) Prev/Next: 6118 / 6120
There was a modified message reader script posted here a while ago (though a cursorial search didn't turn it up) which would display an entire thread after the message. This makes non-linear navigation in a thread easy. It could be set in a preference in the forms at http://prefs.userland.com so that default behavior is as it is now, and if a user prefers to see whole threads, they could switch the pref on. There are probably other things a user might want to set in a preference too, and this would encourage people to sign up, instead of just lurking.
Also, though only tangentially related, it would be nice to see a frames version of the DG, with the main links in a static frame at the top, a pair of frames down the left side with the calendar, and either the current thread, or the topic list, and then a larger content frame on the right. I'll make a sample screenshot and post it when it's done...
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- Re: DG interface troubles - Screenshot, Jacob Savin, 5/12/1999; 12:40:03 PM
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