User Conversations
posted by Alex Forster on Tue 8th Jul 2008 21:23
Conversations I've noticed all the articles being posted by new editors, and I'm really liking some choices. Since there has been no formal announcement or introduction, I suppose I'll start: any new editors care to introduce themselves?


posted by Alex Forster on Sat 15th Mar 2008 05:58
Conversations I use Google a lot to search this site. As of pretty recently, I have been noticing that relevant results have been very frequently coming from any of the following domains: (this, specifically, should probably have a robots.txt file so it doesn't get spidered)

You'll notice that visiting any one of these delivers the OSNews website, without redirecting. That is, does not redirect to It just displays the conversations page. Besides screwing with your google rankings, it confuses the hell out of me. A very simple .htaccess should be able to redirect everything to*


posted by Alex Forster on Thu 6th Mar 2008 22:04
Conversations You really can't understand the impact of this SDK without watching the presentation. This is going to sweep enterprise, no question.

What does everyone think?


posted by Alex Forster on Sun 9th Dec 2007 20:29
Conversations Since the move to the new server, I've been almost always seeing this:

Seeing this comment made me decide to say something:

What's up?


posted by Alex Forster on Mon 12th Feb 2007 22:54
Conversations So, conversation comments don't work! Hah, who knew. Anyway, the bug: when starring a story that's toward the bottom of the page, I'm thrown back to the top. This is because the blank (I assume) href property defaults to #, which is always the top of the page. Can't think of any way to fix this off the top of my head. Javascript, I suppose.


posted by Alex Forster on Mon 12th Feb 2007 22:50
Conversations I just came across some unexpected behavior with the starring and figured it would be the perfect time to start a conversation. Post any bugs, etc, here! Hopefully the conversation tables aren't going to get purged very often.