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From Richard Hirsch <>
Subject Re: Progress on new UI
Date Wed, 23 Dec 2009 07:33:44 GMT
The idea is that the display on the opening page is from the public
timeline and is read-only. It is only used for users to see that there
is activity on the platform.

On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 6:40 AM, Vassil Dichev <> wrote:
>> My new changes are in the branch. The first challenge is to get the
>> first page working with the public timeline. We have to add a comet
>> back-end that feeds just one message instead of 40 (which is the
>> existing implementation) and then map the existing javascript
>> (display_messages.js) to the new ids or change the new ui to match the
>> ids in the existing javascript.
> Wait, I thought we decided against sending just one message for now,
> because of many limitations of this approach. For instance, if you
> reply to a message, the old message will become a part of a
> conversation, but will not have an updated conversation link.

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