Mangled image URLs in article comments



  • From the latest article:

    Image works fine on Discourse comments.

    @apapadimoulis pls



  • Yo I don't mean to bother anyone but this is still happening.



  • Is this from the comments preview page? If so, that just builds a stronger argument to get rid of that (beyond worthless) page.



  • I've never understood the logic of a comments preview page. The old manually curated "featured comments" made some sense. But WTF is this bullshit‽

    @VinDuv 2014-12-02 08:06 What kind of syntax highlighter puts this in bold but not class?

    @presidentsdaughter 2014-12-02 11:09
    side effects

    @Eldelshell 2014-12-02 11:14
    No

    @Eldelshell 2014-12-02 11:14
    And 42


  • SockDev

    i think it works off the same logic as the summarize topic button in discourse.... it just takes the N most liked posts

    a WTF, but an understandablish one.



  • @accalia said:

    i think it works off the same logic as the summarize topic button in discourse.

    Right, but I didn't mean the logic behind the posts. That's simple enough. I was wondering about the logic used by the sites' designers to come to the conclusion that it was a good thing to do.


  • SockDev

    hmm... i think you'd have to ask atwood and co, because i'm pretty sure we just copied their design decision.


  • area_deu

    @woody puts his comment section right below the article and not on a separate page:

    No idea how it's logic'd, though.


  • SockDev

    @aliceif said:

    No idea how it's logic'd, though.

    i was referencing the logic more than the layout (i'd rather the comments on the same page myself too)



  • @accalia said:

    (i'd rather the comments on the same page myself too)

    That would be the only justification I could think of for any comment preview feature. Otherwise, you're already clicking over to a new page, so why not just go directly to the full comment thread?



  • My assumption is that someone is pleased with their cleverness at parsing out "interesting" comments from a discotopic.


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