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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • This is the best feature ever! You rule! I wish I could be just like you!
    • This is the best feature ever! You rule! I wish I could be just like you!
      Dude, have some dignity.
      • This is the best feature ever! You rule! I wish I could be just like you!
        Dude, have some dignity.
        Oh, you only wish you could be as cool as me.
        • This is the best feature ever! You rule! I wish I could be just like you!
          Dude, have some dignity.
          Oh, you only wish you could be as cool as me.
          I hate you! Moooooooom!
          • I don't see a 'quote' button. Where did you hide it?
            • I don't see a 'quote' button. Where did you hide it?
              Ah, forgot to mention one thing: you need to have Discussion2 turned on. You should see "Slashdot's New Discussion System Testing" under "Discussion Style" on your comment preferences [perl.org].
              • I don't see a 'quote' button. Where did you hide it?
                Ah, forgot to mention one thing: you need to have Discussion2 turned on. You should see "Slashdot's New Discussion System Testing" under "Discussion Style" on your comment preferences [perl.org].

                Do the titles have to cascade in this mode?

                • Ah, forgot to mention one thing: you need to have Discussion2 turned on. You should see "Slashdot's New Discussion System Testing" under "Discussion Style" on your comment preferences [perl.org].

                  Do the titles have to cascade in this mode?

                  I don't know what you mean. Please explain titles/cascade.
                  • by sigzero (5768) on 2006.11.22 13:51 (#51844) Journal
                    Ah, forgot to mention one thing: you need to have Discussion2 turned on. You should see "Slashdot's New Discussion System Testing" under "Discussion Style" on your comment preferences [perl.org].

                    Do the titles have to cascade in this mode?

                    I don't know what you mean. Please explain titles/cascade.

                    They do this:

                    Re:
                        Re:
                            Re:
                                Re:
                    • OK, now explain "have to." :-)

                      The way it works is that if the comment is a reply and has the same subject line, then we just use "Re:" in "abbreviated"/"oneline" mode, to reduce clutter and take up less space. There's no way around that currently.

                      Does that answer your question? Would you prefer the whole subject line be displayed?
                    • OK, now explain "have to." :-)

                      The way it works is that if the comment is a reply and has the same subject line, then we just use "Re:" in "abbreviated"/"oneline" mode, to reduce clutter and take up less space. There's no way around that currently.

                      Does that answer your question? Would you prefer the whole subject line be displayed?

                      I would actually rather it do this:

                      Re:
                      Re:
                      Re:

                      That way it stays on the "page".

                    • I don't understand. They are indented because they are children. If they were immediately below instead of indented, they would look like children of a common parent, instead of children of each other.