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EPOLL_CTL_DISABLE, epoll, and API design
Posted Oct 25, 2012 21:57 UTC (Thu) by Jandar (subscriber, #85683)
The solution using the cookie is simple and elegant. I don't understand the comments about not using the cookie because someone would like to use it otherwise. This line of reason means nobody should use the cookie.
Posted Oct 25, 2012 22:03 UTC (Thu) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
it shows you comments for all stories that you haven't read since the last time you viewed that page (and that you haven't read by going to the specific article page)
Posted Oct 26, 2012 0:21 UTC (Fri) by Jandar (subscriber, #85683)
I read LWN in the "One big page" mode and go to the comments (in a new tab) with the "Comments (xxx posted)" button. After I have read the comments for one article I close the tab. Is there something I can do to make Comments/unread more useful?
What I would really like would be some means to hop from one unread comment to the next within the complete comment-section to see the surrounding context. It could be a link at each unread comment pointing to an anchor at the next. E.g. http://lwn.net/Articles/520198/#Comments-UnRead42.
Posted Oct 26, 2012 0:46 UTC (Fri) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
However, I suspect that if you go to the unread page again, you will not see all those comment any more and you will find it much more useful.
you should also look at the greasemonkey script for lwn, I think it does more of what you are looking for.
Posted Oct 26, 2012 1:22 UTC (Fri) by Jandar (subscriber, #85683)
I use konqueror not firefox but greasemonkey with fancyLWNComments seems to be a reason to switch for reading LWN. Thanks for pointing me to it.
Posted Oct 26, 2012 5:01 UTC (Fri) by dirtyepic (subscriber, #30178)
Posted Oct 26, 2012 6:00 UTC (Fri) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
Posted Oct 26, 2012 17:03 UTC (Fri) by Jandar (subscriber, #85683)
Greasemonkeys fancyLWNComments is the first working method to tell read and unread apart.
Posted Oct 27, 2012 2:54 UTC (Sat) by dirtyepic (subscriber, #30178)
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