| ||Please fix: Unknown or expired link.|
112 points by kijin on Apr 26, 2014 | hide | past | web | favorite | 75 comments |
|I'm pretty sure that the HN community likes to read thoughtful, thoroughly researched comments that are somewhat longer than one-liners. But whenever I take more than a few minutes to write a comment, I am greeted with the following error message as soon as I hit "Submit":|
Fortunately, I can usually hit the Back button, refresh the page, and resubmit my comment without losing the contents of the textarea. Anyway, I try to be extra careful and copy the comment to the clipboard before I hit "Submit" if I feel like it's been more than a few minutes since I started writing.
Unknown or expired link.
But this should not be necessary in the first place.
Please increase the timeout on your CSRF tokens (or whatever it is that triggers the error message above) to something more user-friendly. I would suggest a sensible default of 86400 seconds.
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