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Re: Assigning unique identifiers within a discussion thread to each distinct anonymous commenter

by Preceptor (Deacon)
on Jan 05, 2014 at 15:01 UTC ( #1069392=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Assigning unique identifiers within a discussion thread to each distinct anonymous commenter

I think it'd be nice to have a semi-unique identifier, as it'd greatly improve the readability of a thread. It's quite confusing when there are several different 'anonymous' posters. It shouldn't be anything more complicated than e.g. a hash of identifiers (browser string, incoming IP, etc.).

That way you maintain anonimity/unregistered posting, but allow a conversation between several different anonymous people.

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