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#4097 D2 loses comment being edited

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I'm using Firefox and the new discussion system.

A couple of times now I'll have been posting with the new inline comment submission box and the screen will jump (as if I scrolled) and the comment box will be empty when I scroll back. Pressing ctrl-z does not undo this, the comment appears to be lost.

This has never happened to me with the old system in thousands of posts but has in 2 of the ~5 posts I've made with the new system. Both were longer posts - it appears to happen every 5-10 minutes (the random 'scrolling'), and only wipes the post every few times.

Slashdot, post D2, is the only place I see this.

Is there a way to disable the new posting system while using the rest of D2?


  • Chris Nandor

    Chris Nandor - 2008-04-15
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  • Chris Nandor

    Chris Nandor - 2008-04-15

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    I've not seen this happening and can't duplicate it. Can you give any more information about what happens? I want to fix this, of course, but I can't see what the problem might be. :/

    As to using the old posting system with D2, there's a link right there when you click reply to the "old form."


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