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    ICANNWatch.org ICANNWatch and Slash: First Month Status Report
    posted by michael on Tuesday February 04 2003, @08:01PM

    We've been using Slash for a month now (thank you Markle Foundation!), and we have a few things to report -- and still a very small number of bugs in the system. And, of course, we'd still like your comments and suggestions.



    Changes

  • Stories over 60 days old are now placed in "archive" status. That means you can read them, but you cannot add comments to them.
  • Stories now have a year as part of their date. (Many people asked for this - seems our archives are in demand.)
  • You can submit a story in either "plain old text" or HTML, giving you the same choice you already have for comments.
  • We've created some new categories --
    • ITU
    • Laugh (or Cry)
    • NomCom
    • Privacy
    • Security
    • Watchdogs
    Please feel free to suggest other useful categories in your comments to this story.
  • The number of new, optional, slashboxes -- nifty things you can add to the right hand margin of a customized homepage -- continues to grow. Suggestions for more always welcome. Here's the current list:
    • Berkman Center: Grep Law
    • Creative Commons
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    • Hot Comments [scored +4 or above]
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  • We've added the "Hot Comments" (comments scored four or higher) box to the default list of slashboxes you see in the right column.

    Bugs

  • There seems to be some issue about times appearing incorrectly for some users. We think that the way to solve these is to go to the homepage editor and reset the time zone to GMT regardless of where you actually live.
  • Moderation is working, but meta-moderation slumbers, and we haven't figured out why.
  • On a more cheerful note, we resolved the annoying bug that many of you wrote in to complain about: The button you press to make a comment appears no longer appears ridiculously low on the page. Congrats to those who had the fortitude to find it before it got fixed.

    Thank You

    In addition to thanking the Markle Foundation, please join us in thanking the nice folks at Openflows for maintaining the slashcode and thing.net for providing co-location services free of charge.

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