| ||Ask HN: What have you learned building a threaded comment system?|
2 points by tomkinstinch 1336 days ago | hide | past | web | 1 comment | favorite |
|I'm building a threaded comment system for a web app I am working on and would like to tap into the community wisdom on best practices for making a comment system that works.|
Technical implementation tips are of as much interest as the (social) mechanics that ensure high quality spam-free discussion.
The main examples I'm drawing from are HN and reddit, but you can only learn so much by reading their source code.
It's been a while since I've seen a thread on this, so I'll ask:
What have you learned building a threaded comment system?
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