With all of the recent changes to User Settings, I updated some of my choices.

Note Ordering: Newest First doesn't seem to work, though Oldest First and Best First do.

Did I see this right? Does anyone really want Newest First?

Quantum Mechanics: The dreams stuff is made of

Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re: User Settings: Misc: Note Ordering
by Paulster2 (Priest) on Jun 11, 2004 at 10:55 UTC

    To tell you the truth, I don't think I even know what "Note Ordering:" is. (Is it notes sent between monks?) I think I glossed over it thinking it was "Node Ordering:". I have mine set to "Newest First". Don't know if it's working or not.


    You're so sly, but so am I. - Quote from the movie Manhunter.
      Note Ordering determines the order of replies to a given node. If Best First is selected, the reply with the highest reputation will be listed first.

      A note is the node type of just about any reply on PM. While the root of a thread may have various nodetypes, the replies will all be "notes". The only exception i can think of is for patches whose reply types are a user restricted type of pmdevnote. Oh, maybe the C&A stuff as well. Either way the point is to generalize the behaviour of replies on the site.

      This is probably the main reason why Newest Nodes displays all the replies in a single big list and not under the section headers as the root nodes are placed.


        First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
        -- Gandhi