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Offline HighPockets

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Re: Technical improvement idea
« Reply #15 on: January 24, 2015, 11:21:37 AM »
For that specific thread, AQB could go to the trouble of sticking the img ] avatar by whoever she is quoting. Maybe even make a table for nice formatting. I dunno if I'd want avatars to always be taking up space in the readin' part of all the threads.

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Re: Technical improvement idea
« Reply #16 on: January 24, 2015, 12:07:37 PM »
For that specific thread, AQB could go to the trouble of sticking the img ] avatar by whoever she is quoting. Maybe even make a table for nice formatting. I dunno if I'd want avatars to always be taking up space in the readin' part of all the threads.

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That's a nice use of a feature I never thought to use. But as you can see, it can easily be done - and like most things nowadays, if you don't like it, I assume it should be easy to add an option in the settings to not show it.
I'm just throwing it out there, I'm not a mod or a web designer so I'm all talk, but I actually kinda like it the way Henning presented it.
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Re: Technical improvement idea
« Reply #17 on: January 24, 2015, 12:36:57 PM »
EVERYONE forgot about tables. The world is divs now.  :)
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Re: Technical improvement idea
« Reply #18 on: January 24, 2015, 01:16:00 PM »
But as you can see, it can easily be done

I'm afraid you're very much overestimating the ease of doing this.  I'm not saying it's not possible, but it's not a matter of html and css as you seem to be imagining; sure, it's easy to do a mock-up using even BBCode, but applying this to the entire site would involve scripting in PHP and MySQL, as well as pretty low-level rewrites of the quoting code.  It can be done, but it's by no means easy.

EVERYONE forgot about tables. The world is divs now.  :)

Yeah, if we were to do this the layout would of course all be done with divs and css.  But that's really the least difficult part of it.

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