a suggestion for threaded comments of livejournal

hello.
reply to thread should be reply to all comments of thread, not only to last comment in thread, as it is commonly used now, for that, “reply” button of the comment, from which new thread is started, should be placed below all comments to that new-thread-starting comment. reply button of that new-thread-starting comment can be saved also in its old position, it can be used for starting one more thread from that comment.
i have written about that in russian: ветвление комментариев в жж.

5 Comments

  1. qdinar says:

    this also applies to v bulletin.
    in invision power board it is also but at least main quick reply of it sets reply to bottom like reply to first post.

  2. qdinar says:

    and as i wrote:
    it can be shown this way:
    thread does not go righter and righter with every reply.

    and can be shown as it is now but just should be main, default reply button on other place – after all of replies of thread.

  3. qdinar says:

    as i remember i posted about this in some livejournal development blog, probably http://lj-dev.livejournal.com/ , also i remember that dark blue style/design, also, i am “participant” of it . but i have not found my post yet, now. nobody understood what i said. and, seems, they have deleted my post, because i see nothing in http://lj-dev.livejournal.com/?poster=qdinar , also, i remember, that the post was deleted.

    i have discovered, that my submission of this posts’s text, at same day with this post, i.e. 2009-08-26, (time was “17:58”, but email have come to me at “17:26” ) was rejected by moderator with this reason:

    Thanks for resubmitting. It looks like you’re asking for a new feature for the LiveJournal service or a change to an existing feature, not how to implement something on your own server or client running LJ code. For that, you should really submit a suggestion, so that all users, not just developers, get a chance to discuss it.

    what is “resubmitting” about (no, see below) – i posted, asking, whether i can write in russian, in same day, at “12:48”, email has come at “15:08”.

    and (later) i have discovered another email, at 2009-sep-15 “10:12”, about my post at 2009-08(aug)-26 “17:56” is rejected. no reasons are given. probably, “resubmitting” refers to that post, which is 2 minutes earlier, and content of it was:

    threaded comments of lj
    i think that reply button for comment should move down below other replies to the comment. and then threads would go downward, not going righter with every new reply, or you can make that new reply to thread is placed righter. but a reply button can be saved also in old place near the comment from which new thread started, that can be used for starting one more thread from that comment.
    i have written about that in russian: ветвление комментариев в жж.

    and there is another email at 2009-sep-15 “10:30”, also about rejection, of post at 2009-08-27 “00:22”, with this content:

    Title
    about threaded comments of lj

    Short, concise description of the idea
    reply to all comments of thread, not only to last comment in thread

    Full description of the idea
    hello.reply to thread should be reply to all comments of thread, not only to last comment in thread, as it is commonly used now, for that, “reply” button of the comment, from which new thread is started, should be placed below all comments to that new-thread-strarting comment. reply button of that new-thread-strarting comment can be saved also in its old position, it can be used for starting one more thread from that comment.

    An ordered list of benefits

    • threads tree would be more compact and would not go too close at right side of window and “crash” at it… though tree as it is now is more beautiful, that also can be saved with placing every next reply in thread righter to one step.
      making next, one more reply to thread starter comment is some ununderstandable now, it would be more understandable.
      it is more logical… and feets at meaning of the word “thread”…

    An ordered list of problems/issues involved

    with this reasons:

    Thank you for your suggestion!

    I am rejecting this entry because a suggestion covering replying to all comments already appears in this community. You can read the discussion here: http://community.livejournal.com/suggestions/901581.html

    You can view comments in order of posting by adding ?view=flat, for example: http://community.livejournal.com/suggestions/901581.html?view=flat

    If you would like to suggest this in Russian, please post to ….

    Should you have further questions, please email me at ….

    Regards,

    and, (i see that) there is no my comment at community.livejournal.com/suggestions/901581.html .

  4. qdinar says:

    the lj style comments, i.e. with every reply going righter, probably, has come from email discussions.

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