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Re: Re: Subscribing to a thread?

by repson (Chaplain)
on Feb 11, 2001 at 14:47 UTC ( #57731=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Subscribing to a thread?
in thread Subscribing to a thread?

Thats what you can use the Perl/Tk Newest Nodes Client for. I suggest you try it out if you haven't already. But it _would_ be nicer if the perlmonks system could remember what nodes you'd visited and show Newest Nodes accordingly, but I don't want to know what that would do the the code bloat and databases system to remember that kind of data for every active user in the system.


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Re: Re: Re: Subscribing to a thread?
by jepri (Parson) on Feb 11, 2001 at 15:59 UTC
    I was thinking more on the browser side of things. If we could somehow trick the browser into thinking it had visisted every link on the page that would be great. But I don't think there's a javascript method, except using pop-up windows and that's just evil.

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    I didn't believe in evil until I dated it.

      That would be great, but probably difficult/impossible. You could try hacking at mozilla or the beta perl web browser I saw metioned on this site a while back called artemis. If you could add some special tags/cookie ability to one of those, then submit a patch to vroom to get the perlmonks system to detect the ability and call it if availible....

      But yeah it would be very nice if it could work like you say.

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