In MeTa, each comment gets its own div July 25, 2004 6:26 PM   Subscribe

In MeTa, each comment gets its own div. In MeFi, all the comments are in one div. Why is this?
posted by kenko to Bugs at 6:26 PM (26 comments total)

Different templates.
posted by riffola at 6:38 PM on July 25, 2004


That's not really an answer—is there a technical reason for the templates differing? Did it just happen that way?
posted by kenko at 7:04 PM on July 25, 2004


You know how a coral reef grows? Thousands of skeletons accreting to one another, buiding an edifice to mortality and the potential of massive systems? Like that.
posted by gleuschk at 7:42 PM on July 25, 2004


it's to frustrate page-scrapers.
posted by andrew cooke at 7:44 PM on July 25, 2004


Because you touch yourself at night.
posted by dhoyt at 7:45 PM on July 25, 2004


kenko, my guess is that it's because MetaFilter came before MetaTalk, and by the time MetaTalk came around, Matt's web designing skills had improved.
posted by riffola at 7:51 PM on July 25, 2004


What are you, insane? Why does it matter? How did you even find this out?
posted by ac at 8:06 PM on July 25, 2004


Ctrl-U
posted by trondant at 8:13 PM on July 25, 2004


I found it out by looking at the source, duh. And, you know, it ocurred to me that there might have been a reason for the difference other than that gleuschk gives.
posted by kenko at 8:31 PM on July 25, 2004


Christ who cares..
posted by Space Coyote at 9:24 PM on July 25, 2004


I salute your curiosity, kenko.
posted by trharlan at 10:05 PM on July 25, 2004


Wow, what's with the snark parade?
posted by PrinceValium at 4:37 AM on July 26, 2004


MetaTalk: Because you touch yourself at night.
posted by dg at 4:41 AM on July 26, 2004


You div.
posted by reklaw at 7:28 AM on July 26, 2004


There's two kinds of people in the world: people with guns, and people who div. So div.
posted by trondant at 8:29 AM on July 26, 2004


I just saw Div You Sucker.
posted by kenko at 8:34 AM on July 26, 2004


In the blue, we come together in love, while in the gray, we are divided by conflict.
posted by brownpau at 9:09 AM on July 26, 2004


Div as social metaphor.
posted by ChasFile at 9:12 AM on July 26, 2004


roygdiv
posted by angry modem at 9:16 AM on July 26, 2004


I, for one, welcome our new alien diverlords.
posted by wendell at 10:03 AM on July 26, 2004


I div, you div, we all div for clavdivs!
posted by mbd1mbd1 at 12:00 PM on July 26, 2004


All you need is div, but if you don't divide your div right, it's not the en div the world.
posted by chicobangs at 12:13 PM on July 26, 2004


Is it the chicory of the world?
posted by kenko at 12:37 PM on July 26, 2004


What are you, insane? Why does it matter? How did you even find this out?
posted by ac at 8:06 PM PST on July 25


<div class="clueless">ac</div>
posted by quonsar at 12:52 PM on July 26, 2004


Watch out, or I'll stick you with my div.
posted by monju_bosatsu at 2:28 PM on July 26, 2004


Metafilter: we come together in love...
posted by rajbot at 2:52 PM on July 26, 2004


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