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May 02, 2010
Re: // A great help for the best D, I think //
"Jesse Phillips" <jessekphillips+D@gmail.com> wrote in message 
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> Rick Trelles wrote:
>
>> It has occurred to me that a rather simple setup would help a lot in
>> those respects: If someone just sets up a new bulletin board and turns
>> every item in www.digitalmars.com/d/2.0, or at least those in the
>> language and library references, into topics, a huge beneficial activity
>> would be unleashed:
>
> The problem is that many people only one to follow topics in one place,
> and currently the NG is that place. www.stackoverflow.com is a good
> place to ask questions about language features though. And as Walter
> points out, each page has a wiki.
>
> I think SO is a good place to ask such questions; it has tags, well
> known, and many D users follow it. But the NG is still the place to find
> most answers.
>

Any site that nags people about JS, forces OpenID and makes heavy use of 
AJAX is a crappy site, period.
May 02, 2010
Re: // A great help for the best D, I think //
Nick Sabalausky wrote:
> Any site that nags people about JS, forces OpenID and makes heavy use of 
> AJAX is a crappy site, period. 

I've tried to avoid having a site that was more than just plain html and style 
sheets. <g>
May 02, 2010
Re: // A great help for the best D, I think //
"Walter Bright" <newshound1@digitalmars.com> wrote in message 
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> Nick Sabalausky wrote:
>> Any site that nags people about JS, forces OpenID and makes heavy use of 
>> AJAX is a crappy site, period.
>
> I've tried to avoid having a site that was more than just plain html and 
> style sheets. <g>

I find that quite respectable (and rare) these days.

I do find server-side scripting to be very helpful, though. But then, of 
course, that puts one right in my own personal hell of "Why isn't there a 
server-scripting language that doesn't suck *and* is guaranteed to be easily 
portable to any server?" Auto-generating HTML off-line is a nice way around 
that whenever it's possible (like for documentation).
May 02, 2010
// See you there! //
On 5/1/2010 1:11 PM, Walter Bright wrote:
>
> It is a good idea, and at the top of every page there's a [Wiki] button
> which leads to a unique wiki page for each page.

OK, that wiki seems good for my proposal. I never paid attention to the 
buttons because I never thought they would direct to the spefic topic in 
the wiki.

See you there!

Rick
May 02, 2010
// See you there! //
(Sorry my news reader sent the response directly to Walter)

>
> It is a good idea, and at the top of every page there's a [Wiki] button
> which leads to a unique wiki page for each page.

OK, that wiki seems good for my proposal. I never paid attention to the 
buttons because I never thought they would direct to the specific topic 
in the wiki.

See you there!

Rick
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