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Wall suggestion - Joel Noble

Joel Noble
Joel Noble Member Posts: 3
The new Wall is a vast improvement!

I do have one small suggestion: I think that the links on the topic list could do without the "&mc=5" portion of the link -- it seems to do nothing more than encode the number of postings in the thread being linked. The software doesn't need it -- it'll figure out how many postings are there when you follow the link, even without it there. [try it by manually editing the links -- works just fine without it!]

So why do without it? Well, if your web design people leave the "&mc=" part off of the links in the thread list, that will allow our browsers to indicate for us which threads we've read before, by having them be a different color than the ones we haven't. Their position near the top of the main page will still alert us to the fact that the topic has recent activity -- no functionality is lost.

As it stands, since the thread link changes every time someone posts to the thread (by updatding the "&mc=" at the end), our browsers think it's a brand new link representing a topic it's never seen before, rather than being able to color them as something that has previously been read.

Thanks for everything!


  • Joel Noble
    Joel Noble Member Posts: 3
    Welcome back, Dan

    just an extraneous little post to bump this thread back onto the main page, in case you missed it while you were out.
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,199
    Thanks, Joel

    I passed that on to Invision for their consideration.
    Retired and loving it.
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