Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 10th Jan 2012 23:53 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes The last few weeks there's been a considerable amount of chatter on the web about whether or not a news website, blog, or some hybrid thereof, needs comments. Since we are working on the next version of OSNews, which means I've been thinking about things like this a lot, I figured I'd pen down my thoughts on comments.
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Laurence
Member since:
2007-03-26


Yes, many do, but not enough.

The problem is if you've already commented then you can no longer vote.

This is also why older comments rarely get voted on when compared with newer comments.

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phoenix Member since:
2005-07-11

This is annoying. It forces you to either reply or moderate, but not both. ;)

Would be nice if you could moderate a small number of times after replying to a thread.

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Laurence Member since:
2007-03-26

Indeed. I could even understand if it just prevented you from moderating inside a thread you've commented in, just so long as it was intelligent enough to allow you to moderate outside of that thread.

Or better yet, just disable down-voting inside that thread.

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