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    It's been a month now and everyone has had a chance to play with the forum software a bit.

    How do people like the comment vs. the more traditional quote function for posting responses?

    At first--and it might just be conditioning from the older versions--I wasn't a huge fan. But it's growing on me and see a lot of you are now using it. Seems to be a better way to keep a linear record of posts to a comment rather than responses are spread out over time in the thread.
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  • #2
    I think it is better and less trouble to follow what the writer meant to say.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Garth View Post
      I think it is better and less trouble to follow what the writer meant to say.
      Thanks Garth!
      Myles B. Astor, PhD, Administrator
      Senior Editor, Positive-Feedback.com
      ________________________________________

      -Zellaton Plural Evo speakers
      -Goldmund Telos 280 stereo amp
      -Goldmund Mimesis 37S Nextgen preamplifier
      -Doshi EVO and Goldmund PH3.8 phonostage
      -VPI Vanquish direct-drive turntable
      -VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy dual pivot tonearm, VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy gimballed and SAT LM-12 arm
      -Lyra Atlas SL Lambda, Fuuga Mk. 2, vdh Colibri Master Signature, MutechHayabusa, MOFI Master Tracker, Sumiko Songbird cartridges
      -Technics RS1506 with Flux Magnetic heads, Doshi V3.0 tape stage (balanced)
      -Assorted cables including Transparent XL Gen. 5, Skogrand, Viero, Kubala-Sosna, Audience Au24SX, Genesis Advanced Technologies and Ensemble Power Cords
      -Accessories including Stillpoint Aperture panels, Cathedral Sound panels, Furutech NCF Nano AC receptacles; Silver Circle Tchaik 6 PLC, Symposium ISIS and SRA Craz racks, Audiodharma Cable Cooker, Symposium Ultra and assorted SRA platforms.

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      • #4
        I don't have an issue with it, but it is different. Deserves at least another month to gain more info on how people use comments.

        I do like the Message Center as a way to keep track of conversation. Do comments cause notifications to the recipient?

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        • #5
          Originally posted by tima View Post
          I don't have an issue with it, but it is different. Deserves at least another month to gain more info on how people use comments.

          I do like the Message Center as a way to keep track of conversation. Do comments cause notifications to the recipient?
          Yes they do.
          Myles B. Astor, PhD, Administrator
          Senior Editor, Positive-Feedback.com
          ________________________________________

          -Zellaton Plural Evo speakers
          -Goldmund Telos 280 stereo amp
          -Goldmund Mimesis 37S Nextgen preamplifier
          -Doshi EVO and Goldmund PH3.8 phonostage
          -VPI Vanquish direct-drive turntable
          -VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy dual pivot tonearm, VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy gimballed and SAT LM-12 arm
          -Lyra Atlas SL Lambda, Fuuga Mk. 2, vdh Colibri Master Signature, MutechHayabusa, MOFI Master Tracker, Sumiko Songbird cartridges
          -Technics RS1506 with Flux Magnetic heads, Doshi V3.0 tape stage (balanced)
          -Assorted cables including Transparent XL Gen. 5, Skogrand, Viero, Kubala-Sosna, Audience Au24SX, Genesis Advanced Technologies and Ensemble Power Cords
          -Accessories including Stillpoint Aperture panels, Cathedral Sound panels, Furutech NCF Nano AC receptacles; Silver Circle Tchaik 6 PLC, Symposium ISIS and SRA Craz racks, Audiodharma Cable Cooker, Symposium Ultra and assorted SRA platforms.

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          • #6
            I find both useful. A comment is used when I have just a short statement or rejoinder. When I have several things to respond to throughout a thread I cut and quote the specific line or lines and write my response. In addition I find cutting and quoting only those lines I wish to reply to makes for a tidier and shorter post. I find this also helps clarify my thoughts so as to follow a train of thought and avoid a train wreck of thought.

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            • #7
              I will throw my hat in the ring for the new features. Comments make it easier to reply and the like function is good when you want to say the same thing but someone beats you to it.
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              • #8
                Originally posted by MylesBAstor View Post

                Yes they do.
                I do like the idea of comments as a way of keeping related ideas together. The problem I see with comments is that they cause notification to the recipient but they do not show up as a "new post" to anyone else. So when one searches for "new posts" one doesn't see the comments. I left a comment yesterday to check this out and noted that the comment seemed to be hard to find via search. Is there a way of making comments more visible without digging into every thread?
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                • #9
                  The comment function is nice. On a more general note I still find the page layout and search for new posts / activity stream functions to be less intuitive and less useful than those for other sites. It should be noted that I generally use an iPad for viewing audio-related Web sites; it may be different for those primarily using a traditional computer browser.
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                  • #10
                    I like the comment feature as well and I've been using it quite a bit.

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