Saturday, June 21, 2014

Flat Hacker News

Threaded conversations in Hacker News (HN) can be a pain at times. It's easy to lose context as you scroll down a long discussion. Jeff Atwood has written about numerous issues with threaded discussions and suggests limiting the level of replies allowed. So, how do we go about doing that without asking the HN maintainers ?

Update: This latest version of the Flat HN bookmarklet is available here.

TL;DR Edition - Drag this link, Flat/Threaded HN, to your bookmarks. Open a discussion on HN and click on the newly created "Flat/Threaded HN" bookmark.

Deeply threaded dicussion