#editorial | Logs for 2015-03-30

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[01:35:07] <NotSanguine> I'm going to pick up the "tinder" article
[02:11:48] <NotSanguine> I'm done with the "TInder" story. Would someone please check it again when they have a moment.
[02:11:53] <NotSanguine> I'm out of here for a while..
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[02:24:17] <cmn32480> Hi everybody!
[02:25:34] <cmn32480> The correct answer is "Hi Dr. Nick!"
[02:31:47] <mrcoolbp_wrk> agreed
[02:31:52] <cmn32480> I just dropped the HTML tag story in the queue if anybody gets a moment to 2nd it.
[02:32:14] <cmn32480> are all Hugh Pickens stories that easy?
[02:32:20] <mrcoolbp_wrk> usually
[02:32:36] <mrcoolbp_wrk> you can tell he takes it seriously = ) he's had lots of practice
[02:32:44] <cmn32480> all I had to do was check links, and add a break to a bad paragraph.
[02:32:48] <cmn32480> seriously
[02:33:38] <cmn32480> shame the trolls beat on him. His stuff is usually really good.
[02:34:25] <cmn32480> silly question mrcoolbp_wrk, is the time in the stories queue local or UTC?
[02:34:32] <mrcoolbp_wrk> UTC
[02:34:45] <mrcoolbp_wrk> we are working on making it local I think, not sure.
[02:34:54] <juggs> hola mrcoolbp_wrk o/
[02:34:59] <mrcoolbp_wrk> apparently time / perl / and slashcode aren't frinds
[02:35:03] <mrcoolbp_wrk> friends*
[02:35:08] <cmn32480> I'm still having trouble working in a different time zone.
[02:35:12] <mrcoolbp_wrk> hola juggs, como estas?
[02:35:27] <mrcoolbp_wrk> cmn32480: open up a UTC clock and forget about local = )
[02:35:52] <cmn32480> Already did. I have a Win7 Gadget on my desktop for it.
[02:36:02] <juggs> Muy bien, gracias
[02:36:19] <mrcoolbp_wrk> cmn32480: aye, then just change prod server to be UTC and you are all set = )
[02:36:21] <mrcoolbp_wrk> no more converting
[02:36:46] <cmn32480> you mean in my preferences, yes?
[02:36:58] <mrcoolbp_wrk> yar
[02:44:09] <cmn32480> well. that should solve that issue.
[02:44:36] <cmn32480> Gents, I am off to bed. Thanks for the tip mrcoolbp_wrk
[02:44:55] <cmn32480> buenas noches, juggs
[02:45:10] <mrcoolbp_wrk> cool laterz
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[12:32:41] <Phoenix666> hi guys
[12:32:56] <Phoenix666> hit an error while trying to submit article just now:
[12:33:08] <Phoenix666> "Error: You must wait a little bit before using this resource; please try again later. "
[12:35:12] <Bytram> Phoenix666: strange.
[12:35:22] <Bytram> can you hit "back" in your browser?
[12:35:31] <Phoenix666> it's disappeared now, but thought i'd mention it
[12:35:36] <Bytram> that usually recovers what I had entered in the various text entry fields
[12:35:42] <Bytram> then I can try again.
[12:35:45] <Bytram> oh, good.
[12:35:47] <Phoenix666> it didn't lose what i entered
[12:35:56] <Phoenix666> just failed to submit
[12:36:03] <cmn32480> I jsut dropp the Europol chief encryption article into the queue is somebody wants to give it a 2nd look, please, and Thank you.
[12:36:27] <Bytram> if I've done a particularly large amount of work, I make it a point to do Ctrl+A Ctrl+C in the text-entry field so I have a copy of it in the clipboard
[12:37:21] <Phoenix666> you've hit this error before?
[12:37:57] <Phoenix666> i know they've been updating the backend the last couple of weeks
[12:38:07] <Phoenix666> so i wasn't sure if this was a new issue or not
[12:38:22] <Bytram> can't say that I've hit *that* particular one before.
[12:38:40] <Bytram> just that the symptoms seemed like my suggestion would act as a workaround
[12:39:15] <Bytram> as for your story, I suspect it's a personal thing, but I tend to get set off by long link text...
[12:39:32] <Bytram> <a href="...">this is much too much stuff to have as a link</a>
[12:39:54] <Bytram> so, where I see:
[12:40:08] <Phoenix666> strange
[12:40:33] <Bytram> <a href="...">Greece's denial of electing another "yes-men" government</a>
[12:40:43] <Bytram> I'd suggest shortening it to 'key words'
[12:41:00] <Bytram> <a href="...">Greece's denial</a> of electing another "yes-men" government
[12:41:18] <Phoenix666> is it that the link's exceeding the storage limit for that field in the table?
[12:41:39] <Bytram> nah, this is a *style* thing.
[12:41:53] <Bytram> just trying to avoid a wall-of-link-text effect
[12:42:19] <Phoenix666> ok
[12:42:23] <CoolHand> cmn32480: need title caps on that europol story
[12:42:28] <Bytram> also, the last sentence seems to have something out:
[12:42:29] <Bytram> Read on at to see how Apple's encryption, encrypted instant messaging apps and advocating surveillance are mentioned, all in the name of 'War on Terror'.
[12:42:49] <Bytram> CoolHand: good catch!
[12:43:04] <Bytram> wish I could stay and chat, but I gtg get ready for the day job.
[12:43:14] * Bytram had a couple bugs on the dev server he wanted to pass along
[12:43:56] <Phoenix666> later!
[12:50:27] <cmn32480> Fixed Coolhand. Good save
[12:51:28] <cmn32480> Think "Read TFA to see how Apple's encryption, encrypted instant messaging apps and advocating surveillance are mentioned, all in the name of 'War on Terror'."
[12:56:34] <cmn32480> Fixed the links, and the last sentence. Better CoolHand?
[12:57:04] <CoolHand> looking
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[12:59:07] <janrinok> CoolHand: cmn32480: hi
[12:59:22] <CoolHand> it's pretty long... should we do extended copy on it?
[12:59:25] <CoolHand> hello janrinok
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[13:01:52] <janrinok> cmn32480: can I make a suggestion on your story re Europol?
[13:02:17] <CoolHand> janrinok: you probably can, that's what we were discussing.. :)
[13:02:36] <janrinok> ah, I'll try to pick up what you have said by back reading then
[13:03:00] <CoolHand> not much.. he fixed caps in title and some llinks then asked what I thought... I was wondering if we should use extended copy..
[13:03:30] <janrinok> no, it's not too long and there is really enough for a separate para
[13:03:56] <janrinok> ... but you are thinking along the right lines for future stories
[13:04:50] <janrinok> my only suggestion is "Germany's interal political turmoil"
[13:05:22] <janrinok> I thought they were having riots or somesuch from that phrase - I had to do a quick check of the link
[13:06:27] <janrinok> cmn32480: it's also 'all hell breaks loose - rather than brakes
[13:06:56] <CoolHand> cmn32480 is brave for tackling that story... I'd avoided it b/c there was so much work to do on it.. :)
[13:07:20] <janrinok> good effort
[13:08:21] <cmn32480> I had to go digging for a bunch of links
[13:08:36] <cmn32480> and this is why we check each other :-)
[13:08:36] <janrinok> CoolHand: do twitter really stream live video to everyone online?
[13:09:17] <CoolHand> anyone..
[13:09:17] <janrinok> I'll back away until you have both finished then ;)
[13:09:38] <janrinok> CoolHand: well, anyone/everyone that wants to receive it
[13:09:44] <cmn32480> I made the edits Janrinok
[13:10:20] <janrinok> k, I'll wind my neck in and let you run with it. sry - it was just a few things that I spotted.
[13:10:30] <CoolHand> janrinok: yes, the article says "anyone" which makes more sense I think
[13:10:41] <CoolHand> anyone implies opt-in
[13:11:34] <cmn32480> let me know if you see anything else.
[13:12:21] <janrinok> yes - that is the crappy journalism of the source. I suspect that one still has to be a Twitter subscriber and want to receive the video before you actually see anything though. If we don't correct it, the community certainly will in their own tactful, restrained way
[13:13:52] <janrinok> Another tip - but not relevant in this instance - is never believe the math that you see quoted in a source. They often pull stunts like 'almost half' when the figures say 3 out of 10.
[13:14:15] <CoolHand> janrinok: not sure I agree... one doesn't need to be a twitter subscriber to see twitter feeds, so why would one need to be for this video?
[13:14:31] <CoolHand> janrinok: good point on the math..
[13:14:51] <janrinok> OK, I'm not a twitter user so I'm not sure on that, but they wont be streaming video to me without my consent will they?
[13:15:10] <CoolHand> no, that's why I preferred the anyone to everyone syntax
[13:16:24] <janrinok> I would suggest (it is afterall, your story) that you say 'can' before the link and 'who wish to see it' after or something similar. Does that sound too pedantic?
[13:17:08] <janrinok> The clever bit is that the viewer doesn't have to go looking at youtube but that the video comes from twitter direct
[13:17:37] <CoolHand> i could be happy with that... lamx already did 2nd sign off.. is it good protocol to edit now? or should someone signoff again if I do?
[13:18:32] <janrinok> no, you can make a change anytime. It would be bad form to undo any changes that LamX has made without asking him why he made them, but the record of sign-offs is updated to show that you were the last
[13:19:00] <CoolHand> I think I just like the "can" though without the bit after.. I think it's redundant
[13:19:16] <janrinok> OK
[13:19:42] <cmn32480> so janrinok, things a little easier on you and Lamx with a few extra pairs of hands coming online?
[13:20:32] <janrinok> very much so - you don't know how much easier the weekend was without having to cover the site for the whole time
[13:22:16] <cmn32480> good. I can speak only for myself, but I'm glad to be able to take some of the load off. I'd wager that coolhand and Notsanguine feel the same way
[13:22:17] <janrinok> I've think that I've mentioned it before, but if you don't agree with any suggestions that I or anyone else makes, then feel free to stand your ground and stick with what you believe is right. The only exception is if LamX says he is making an executive decision that something has to change. Then we all have to bite the bullet and go with that
[13:23:13] <CoolHand> cmn32480: agreed :)
[13:23:29] <janrinok> thx to both of you, and NS as well
[13:24:03] <CoolHand> janrinok: my pleasure.. :)
[13:24:15] <cmn32480> mine as well.
[13:24:33] <cmn32480> and we appreciate the guidance.
[13:24:38] <janrinok> no guys, trust me, it was my pleasure!
[13:25:26] <janrinok> you'll still make the odd mistake or two, but there again, we are all still doing that...
[13:25:54] <cmn32480> I only made 2 odd mistakes? That's significant improvement! :-)
[13:26:08] <janrinok> yep, the other mistakes were all even
[13:26:22] <CoolHand> haha
[13:26:25] <CoolHand> :)
[13:26:27] <cmn32480> BAH ZINGA!
[13:26:40] <janrinok> I'll be here all week, try the fish
[13:27:19] <janrinok> has anyone explained the spacing 'policy' for stories?
[13:27:50] <CoolHand> ideally based on # of submissions... more=faster I have it in log..
[13:27:55] <cmn32480> 90minutes to 2 hours on weekdays, 2-3 hours on weekends, depending on submittal queue size
[13:28:49] <CoolHand> 20+ - 1 story an hour, 10-20 - │·····
[13:28:50] <CoolHand> every 90 mins, -10 - every 2-3 hours
[13:29:09] <CoolHand> that is quote from janrinok to me in this channel
[13:29:13] <janrinok> yeah, it is very flexible but initially we agreed that more than 20 in the sub queue was about 1 story per hour, 10-20 stories in the queue was about 90-120 minutes, less than 10 120-180 minutes and then panic
[13:29:36] <cmn32480> panic = editors finding stuff to submit
[13:29:44] <cmn32480> that was last weekend
[13:30:14] <janrinok> and try to avoid getting into hitting very regular posts, especially at 00, 15, 30 and 45. It gets too predictable
[13:30:42] <janrinok> you've both seen rss-bot output?
[13:30:53] <CoolHand> yeah I 'm in that chan
[13:31:05] <cmn32480> I use the log of the channel
[13:31:31] <cmn32480> nice for all that free time we have to submit our own stories...
[13:31:34] <janrinok> it can take a while to get going on a Monday, but it is a good source of links when you need to find stories
[13:31:54] <janrinok> lol - free time, I think I've just rediscovered that...
[13:32:23] <cmn32480> I can send my kids over to solve that issue for you
[13:32:48] <janrinok> 16 posts to cover today - that is a good effort
[13:34:35] <janrinok> Something that I do every so often is clear out the subs that no-one wants to tackle. Today, I'll kill the 'pure energy beings' story, and Hugh Pickens 911 cockpit story, the latter having been well covered late last week
[13:35:18] <janrinok> if you leave stale stories in the sub queue, it deters some from making new submissions
[13:36:22] <janrinok> did you both get some personal/family time this weekend past?
[13:37:08] <cmn32480> took the kids to the National Zoo in Washington and met up with my sister, her new husband and their kids
[13:37:36] <janrinok> yes, I recall you trying to get the kids out of the door yesterday
[13:37:47] <cmn32480> it was a little cold, but sunny and a fine day to walk around the zoo
[13:37:58] <janrinok> is it a good zoo?
[13:37:58] <cmn32480> lots of the animals were frisky
[13:38:29] <cmn32480> pretty large, and they have made a lot of improvements for the animals in the last couple years.
[13:38:54] <cmn32480> New elephant house and much bigger yard then they used to have
[13:39:18] <cmn32480> we even got to see some Cuban Crocodiles doing the nasty.
[13:39:18] <janrinok> the last zoo that I went to still had live exhibits of the dodo and brontosaurus, if I remember correctly....
[13:40:16] <cmn32480> heheh
[13:40:19] <janrinok> I think it is nice that children can still see live animals, particularly some of the rarer species.
[13:41:07] <janrinok> brb 5
[13:41:10] <cmn32480> agreed. especially stuff that they might never be able to see in the wild.
[13:42:29] <CoolHand> I got decent personal time this w/e.. still recovering from sickness last week, so didn't do much.. worked on the motorcycle in the garage a bit..
[13:50:29] <janrinok> what make and model of bike?
[13:50:44] <CoolHand> bmw 2005 r1200rt
[13:50:50] <janrinok> nice
[13:50:58] <CoolHand> i like it.. :)
[13:51:08] <janrinok> is the weather good enough for it yet?
[13:51:32] <CoolHand> with the right gear... I was out in freezing rain over a month ago one day.. heh
[13:51:42] <CoolHand> but it's rapidly warming up anyway
[13:52:22] <CoolHand> I've rode to work below freezing many mornings
[13:53:13] <janrinok> a dedicated biker as opposed to a fair weather rider
[13:53:31] <CoolHand> you could say that... :)
[13:53:53] <CoolHand> I do have my limits though... I try to avoid snow/ice
[13:54:08] <janrinok> I don't blame you - falling off hurts
[13:54:19] <CoolHand> it does..
[13:59:21] <janrinok> mrcoolbp: ping?
[14:11:44] <janrinok> cmn32480: you start travelling again tomorrow?
[14:11:53] <cmn32480> tomorrow evening
[14:12:21] <cmn32480> I'll be able to do some work from the hotel at night, but I can't guarantee how much
[14:12:22] <janrinok> is that a typical week for you or is the travelling fairly infrequent?
[14:12:39] <cmn32480> it used to be mostly infrequent
[14:12:52] <cmn32480> then the guy who did most of the travel quit with no notice
[14:13:06] <janrinok> how are the kids coping with dad being away - and how is the wife coping with it?
[14:13:18] <cmn32480> and until I get a new guy in adn trained, I am Mad Max: The Road Warrior
[14:13:38] <cmn32480> they don't like it (neither do I)
[14:13:43] <janrinok> I'll look out for your change of nick ;)
[14:14:14] <cmn32480> but we all know that since the wife doesn't work, and Dad's job pays for the house, the food, the clothes, etc...
[14:14:44] <janrinok> I suspect that she is pleased to see you when you get back home then, she has her hands full with the kids
[14:15:13] <cmn32480> yes. but it becomes the usual... you have been traveling, and therefore obvioulsy are well rested. Here are the kids
[14:15:37] <janrinok> lol
[14:16:07] <cmn32480> with no thought to the fact that I spent the last 4 hours or whatever on a plane, and have spent the last 2 or 3 days busting hump at a customer site
[14:16:27] <janrinok> I used to fly a lot, it is interesting those who think that it is a peaceful, restful experience.
[14:16:52] <cmn32480> and what I really want at that moment is a shower and to take a dump in my own toilet (Home Bowl Advantage)
[14:17:04] <cmn32480> those people don't fly a lot
[14:17:07] <janrinok> exactly, and perhaps follow that with a beer
[14:17:27] <cmn32480> precisely.
[14:17:54] <janrinok> which the kids seem determined to prevent or cause spillage. Ah, the memories....
[14:18:24] <cmn32480> good times...
[14:18:49] <cmn32480> my kids know it is a cardinal sin to spill Daddy's beer or coffee
[14:19:12] <janrinok> It's funny, most of the people on this site also have busy jobs. The only guys who had the time to spare because of forced unemployment have tended to drift away
[14:19:40] <cmn32480> I am hoping the world will go back to a semi-normal state in a month or two
[14:20:08] <cmn32480> interesting. I've noticed that a lot of the ed staff that are listed aren't active
[14:20:11] <janrinok> I'm perhaps the exception in that I took early retirement, but that is because of my own personal requirements to become a full-time carer for my wife
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[14:22:02] <cmn32480> that isn't exactly forced unemployment. That was a choice you made to be able to give your wife the best care possible. Given the option, and the financial security to do it, I'd have made the same choice
[14:23:31] <janrinok> Yes, Dopefish may be coming back as EinC to give LamX some breathing space, and n1/nick is usually around but is very busy at present. Subsentient post every now and then, as does Azrael. Their efforts are always welcome. The rest either find that it is a lot harder than they first imagined, or have other pressures that mean that they have to concentrate their efforts elsewhere.
[14:25:22] <janrinok> NCommander writes a book every few weeks or so - that is an editorial challenge, because it is being written and edited almost up to the release time.
[14:26:50] <janrinok> I suppose I should have written 'book' in quotes - but his messages are rarely short missives
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[14:29:31] <janrinok> oops - timeout?
[14:30:58] <cmn32480> not sure
[14:31:21] <cmn32480> this is the message I got: "Disconnected (An established connection was aborted by the software in your host machine)
[14:31:21] <cmn32480> "
[14:32:03] <janrinok> I've posted a story about STEM Education which hasn't got a dept - my brain has run out of ideas for the moment. If you think of anything, stick it in please.
[14:32:33] <janrinok> Do you share a busy internet connection?
[14:34:28] <cmn32480> I'm at the office...but the connection isn't anywhere near overloaded
[14:34:43] <cmn32480> from the 2+2=4 dept
[14:34:54] <janrinok> well, it showed here as a ping timeout
[14:34:55] <cmn32480> or better 2+2=5
[14:35:12] <janrinok> :) I'll go with your second suggestion!
[14:35:19] <cmn32480> I try
[14:36:40] <cmn32480> ok. Time for me to get some actual work done today. I'll check back in after lunch.
[14:36:48] <janrinok> k laters
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[18:17:07] <NotSanguine> I'm going to pick up the VR police training story
[18:18:53] <janrinok> k - go for it
[18:19:21] <janrinok> NotSanguine: having a good day?
[18:19:46] <NotSanguine> So far, so good. And you?
[18:20:08] <janrinok> yeah, not bad thx
[18:37:44] <NCommander> janrinok, cmn32480|here_but_no NotSanguine: more like a scream of consciousness
[18:38:56] <janrinok> NCommander: ?
[18:40:12] <NCommander> my posts
[18:40:17] <janrinok> lol
[18:40:49] <janrinok> we are standing-by for your next one ;)
[18:41:32] <CoolHand> that's the 1st time I've heard "scream of consciousness" instead of stream.... I like that :)
[18:44:30] <NotSanguine> janrinok: am I allowed to check the "display" button on posts I edit yet, or am I still too green?
[18:44:41] <janrinok> go for it
[18:45:09] <NotSanguine> Okay. It's your funeral :)
[18:45:23] <janrinok> tell me something new :-)
[18:47:47] <NotSanguine> Many animal species, when isolated in environments with few resources will evolve into smaller versions.
[18:48:08] <NotSanguine> Or is that not new enough?
[18:48:19] <janrinok> I haven't read the sub
[18:49:01] <NotSanguine> NO sub. I was just injecting a not so well known fact and hoping it was "something new" for you.
[18:49:26] <CoolHand> seems like I've heard research on that long ago, but... I won't nitpick NotSanguine :)
[18:49:27] <janrinok> It might be - but it rings a little bell from somewhere
[18:50:04] <NotSanguine> I guess my humor is an acquired taste. Perhaps not so easily acquired either. :)
[18:50:32] <janrinok> I guess I'm just tired or something :o
[18:50:45] <NotSanguine> No. it's not "new" per se. Pygmy elephants, possibly the "hobbit" version of Homo Erectus, etc.
[18:51:25] <NotSanguine> Okay. Lunchtime. I'll be back in a bit and put up a few more stories. Check you guys later.
[18:51:37] NotSanguine is now known as NotSanguine_out
[18:51:38] <janrinok> k - bon appetite
[18:51:58] <NotSanguine_out> Merci beaucoup, Monsieur!
[18:52:11] <janrinok> nichts zu danken
[19:17:23] <CoolHand> ...so I guess the crucial question at this point is.... "Is SN doing anything for April Fool's day?" :)
[19:17:49] <janrinok> I heard talk of the devs planning something, but I don't know what, if anything, has come of it
[19:19:34] <CoolHand> cool... didn't know if editors needed to do anything special... :)
[19:19:43] <janrinok> CoolHand: pm for you
[19:20:39] <janrinok> CoolHand: can you see it?
[19:21:00] <CoolHand> yes - answered
[19:25:02] <janrinok> juggs ping
[19:28:04] <janrinok> no answer was the reply....
[19:28:47] <janrinok> well, it's that time for me, I gtg
[19:29:47] <janrinok> see you guys tomorrow
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[19:45:37] <CoolHand> see ya jan
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[20:35:40] <NotSanguine> Coolhand: I suppose we could raid "The Onion" for April1 1 stories.
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[21:59:59] <NotSanguine> I'm going to do the NSA shooting story. This should probably go up sooner rather than later, methinks
[22:20:06] <NotSanguine> Calling any editors. Can one of you check over the NSA incident story so we can get it up on the main page?
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[23:10:00] <NotSanguine> cmn32480: I'm going offline for a bit. Would you mind checking out the NSA story? Not sure, but it seems like it should go up sooner rather than later.
[23:10:18] NotSanguine is now known as NotSanguine|Out
[23:18:03] * mrcoolbp missed janrinok
[23:20:43] * mrcoolbp tries to figure out what janrinok wanted
[23:33:29] <mrcoolbp> NotSanguine|Out: ping
[23:33:44] <NotSanguine|Out> yessir
[23:34:12] <NotSanguine|Out> mrcoolbp?
[23:34:19] <mrcoolbp> oh hai
[23:34:24] <NotSanguine|Out> hola
[23:34:27] <mrcoolbp> still need me to check NSA story?
[23:34:52] <NotSanguine|Out> Please. I was thinking that was a time-sensitive one, no?
[23:34:57] <mrcoolbp> lemme look
[23:36:44] <mrcoolbp> weird, I've never seen the "Pages:< 1 | 2 >"
[23:36:51] <mrcoolbp> that's odd
[23:37:00] <NotSanguine|Out> I used <slash-break>
[23:37:06] <mrcoolbp> oh
[23:37:17] <mrcoolbp> look at you using stuff we don't even use !
[23:37:19] <mrcoolbp> haha
[23:37:22] * mrcoolbp reads
[23:37:46] <NotSanguine|Out> heh he
[23:40:03] <mrcoolbp> I'm tempted not to use the slash-break here, as I'm not sure we've even played around with it yet...
[23:40:15] <mrcoolbp> story looks okay on first glance
[23:41:47] * mrcoolbp doesn't like the autoplay videos + ads
[23:41:51] <NotSanguine|Out> Isn't that how we do the "more after the break" bit?
[23:41:54] <mrcoolbp> maybe we should worn them
[23:42:12] <NotSanguine|Out> Which link is the autoplay? abc?
[23:42:20] <mrcoolbp> NotSanguine|Out: no, you correctly did that with the extended copy already
[23:42:36] <mrcoolbp> looks like you discovered how to page-inate a story though!
[23:42:57] <mrcoolbp> CNN and Fox are both autoplaying + ads
[23:43:06] <NotSanguine|Out> Actually, the paging didn't seem to work unless I used the extended copy sextion
[23:43:12] <mrcoolbp> sorry wait
[23:43:20] <mrcoolbp> CNN and ABC i think
[23:43:50] <mrcoolbp> yeah CNN and ABC
[23:44:15] <mrcoolbp> also change Phoenix to <a href="soylentnews.org/~Phoenix666">
[23:44:54] <NotSanguine|Out> I'm not getting autoplay on any of the links.
[23:45:04] <mrcoolbp> I am on chrome
[23:45:08] <NotSanguine|Out> Then again, I don't have flash installed
[23:45:12] <mrcoolbp> ^
[23:45:15] <NotSanguine|Out> I'm on ff
[23:45:21] <mrcoolbp> it's the flash
[23:45:48] <mrcoolbp> want me to add warnings on CNN / ABC, change the a href on Phoenix ?
[23:46:28] <mrcoolbp> NotSanguine|Out: also remove the slash-break
[23:46:48] <NotSanguine|Out> I already took care of phoenix.
[23:48:18] <mrcoolbp> NotSanguine|Out: okay, do you want me to make the other changes?
[23:48:33] <NotSanguine|Out> I'll do the other stuff too. Why remove the slash-break?
[23:48:48] <NotSanguine|Out> I got the info about that from https://github.com
[23:48:49] <PrincessKenny> ^ 03rehash/slashtags.pod at master · SoylentNews/rehash · GitHub: : property=
[23:49:06] <mrcoolbp> breaking story isn't a time to test the slash-break I think, I'd rather mess around with that on Dev first
[23:49:24] <mrcoolbp> no need for it anyway, you already used "extended copy"
[23:49:40] <NotSanguine|Out> Okay, so which sites had autoplay? CNN, Fox *and* ABC?
[23:50:16] <mrcoolbp> Affirmative, all 3
[23:51:09] <mrcoolbp> NotSanguine|Out: ^
[23:51:38] <mrcoolbp> NotSanguine|Out: then "Preview" double-check, then check "fastforward" and click "update" when you are happy = )
[23:52:51] <NotSanguine|Out> roger wilco
[23:53:12] <mrcoolbp> copy that
[23:53:28] <mrcoolbp> nice work
[23:53:50] <NotSanguine|Out> Done. And thank you
[23:54:31] <NotSanguine|Out> OUt of curiosity, I thought the tags functionality was well tested. Is that not the case?
[23:54:33] <mrcoolbp> no prob, you did that heavy lifting
[23:54:47] <mrcoolbp> notice that the story is live already
[23:55:19] <NotSanguine|Out> I thought it required two editors to sign off before going live
[23:55:40] <mrcoolbp> not on a breaking story, technically we can bend the rules on those
[23:56:07] <NotSanguine|Out> Which is what "fast forward" is for
[23:56:15] <mrcoolbp> ideally we always have two signoffs, but in this case, if I weren't here, you can release it. The things I "caught" were minor
[23:56:36] <mrcoolbp> NotSanguine|Out: yes, fastforward is ideally suited for this. Just be careful = )
[23:56:46] <mrcoolbp> you should always hesitate before using that
[23:56:55] <mrcoolbp> think of it as the big red button
[23:57:08] <mrcoolbp> you did the right thing, you set it to release, you pinged someone, and you did your best
[23:57:23] <mrcoolbp> (like I said, I'm catching minor pet peave type stuff)
[23:57:37] <NotSanguine|Out> That's something which has come up a couple of times -- my browser config is, well, not unusual, but not mainstream -- no flash, adblockplus,ghostery, httpseverywhere
[23:58:14] <mrcoolbp> fair nuff, but now you are aware of it = )
[23:58:17] <NotSanguine|Out> I'm still green enough that I won't hit the "big red button" without checking with someone else
[23:58:28] <NotSanguine|Out> for now. You've been warned. :)
[23:58:35] <mrcoolbp> dude, read what I said, you did the right stuff
[23:59:02] <mrcoolbp> you set it to release (it's breaking, you want to be timely) and you tried to ping some people (mention some specific names next time)
[23:59:18] <NotSanguine|Out> I know. Sorry, my brain generates humorous (at least to me) riffs from just about everything
[23:59:31] <mrcoolbp> anyone with a ' + ' in front of their name is a good bet
[23:59:45] <NotSanguine|Out> gotcha. good advice
[23:59:56] <mrcoolbp> don't be sorry, I was laughing histarically reading your humor (and people not getting it) in the backlog 15 min ago = )