SU Formatting Complaint

As of right now, I am going to log my complaints/suggestions/comments to SU control, right here, for reasons which will shortly become obvious. If anyone else has similar complaints or fixes for what I’m experiencing, I will, of course, be grateful for your insights. Below is the message I’ve just submitted to the SU authorities:

First off, where or how do we ever get to see replies to these messages? I submitted one the other day about not being able to find my own Tags and I haven’t seen an acknowledgement or an answer anywhere I’d expect to. (like my registered email or SU inbox). As it happens, I finally found the answer to that myself. Hadn’t spotted the Tags button. So you can forget that one.

Right now I’m concerned with the loss of formatting of comments when you are anywhere but on your own homepage. I frequently write lengthy comments in multiple paragraphs, (using html formatting to create paragraphs) only to find, when viewing them on the SU comment page (attached to the original web page being reviewed) that all the paragraph formatting is ignored. Is that just me, or do we need different html (I use [br /][br /] to create a paragraph – with angle brackets instead of square) or is it a weird design decision. Whatever the cause, how can we fix it?


I then sent a follow on:

Just to ram home the point I was making in my previous: check out the difference between

(properly formatted)


(which is rendered unreadable by the loss of formatting)

Given that, presumably, you want to encourage intelligent content, you need to fix this pdq…

About Harry Stottle
Refugee from the Stumbleupon Blogicide of October 2011 Here you will find my "kneejerk" responses to the world and what I happen to bump into. For my more detailed considerations and proposals, please visit my website or my previous main blogging site.

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