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reply Andrei Alexandrescu <SeeWebsiteForEmail erdani.org> writes:
Hello,


I've noticed only few votes and activity on 
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7336616 (at least compared to 
reddit, twitter etc).

I encourage you all to get on hackernews. It's a solid geek news site 
with a lot of visibility. Articles there scroll by quicker than on 
reddit, but those that stay do enjoy a lot of hits.


Thanks,

Andrei
Mar 03 2014
next sibling parent reply "Vladimir Panteleev" <vladimir thecybershadow.net> writes:
On Tuesday, 4 March 2014 at 07:49:59 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu 
wrote:
 Hello,


 I've noticed only few votes and activity on 
 https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7336616 (at least compared 
 to reddit, twitter etc).

The submission is marked as [dead]. I think it was killed by a moderator.
Mar 04 2014
next sibling parent Andrei Alexandrescu <SeeWebsiteForEmail erdani.org> writes:
On 3/4/14, 1:03 AM, Vladimir Panteleev wrote:
 On Tuesday, 4 March 2014 at 07:49:59 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
 Hello,


 I've noticed only few votes and activity on
 https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7336616 (at least compared to
 reddit, twitter etc).

The submission is marked as [dead]. I think it was killed by a moderator.

Oh, I see. Thanks! Wonder what happened there. Andrei
Mar 04 2014
prev sibling parent reply Andrei Alexandrescu <SeeWebsiteForEmail erdani.org> writes:
On 3/4/14, 6:49 AM, Vladimir Panteleev wrote:
 I think mentioning registration discounts in the title was not helpful.
 I think a better title would have been "D programming language 2014
 conference: schedule announced" or something like that.

Trying again: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7340645 Vote up! Andrei
Mar 04 2014
parent reply Andrei Alexandrescu <SeeWebsiteForEmail erdani.org> writes:
On 3/4/14, 7:16 AM, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
 On 3/4/14, 6:49 AM, Vladimir Panteleev wrote:
 I think mentioning registration discounts in the title was not helpful.
 I think a better title would have been "D programming language 2014
 conference: schedule announced" or something like that.

Trying again: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7340645 Vote up!

Apparently this post didn't get deleted, right? But it clearly didn't make it to the big leagues, I see it in position 205 now. Andrei
Mar 04 2014
parent reply Walter Bright <newshound2 digitalmars.com> writes:
On 3/4/2014 10:28 AM, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
 On 3/4/14, 7:16 AM, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
 On 3/4/14, 6:49 AM, Vladimir Panteleev wrote:
 I think mentioning registration discounts in the title was not helpful.
 I think a better title would have been "D programming language 2014
 conference: schedule announced" or something like that.

Trying again: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7340645 Vote up!

Apparently this post didn't get deleted, right? But it clearly didn't make it to the big leagues, I see it in position 205 now.

That one got marked as 'dead' too. Hackernews is mostly a Go site. I'd be very surprised if they deleted a Go conference announcement.
Mar 04 2014
next sibling parent Walter Bright <newshound2 digitalmars.com> writes:
On 3/4/2014 1:30 PM, Brad Anderson wrote:
 Anyway, there's my little rant about Hacker News. I still go there daily :)

I do, too, but I gave up posting links there.
Mar 04 2014
prev sibling next sibling parent reply Andrei Alexandrescu <SeeWebsiteForEmail erdani.org> writes:
On 3/4/14, 1:12 PM, Walter Bright wrote:
 On 3/4/2014 10:28 AM, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
 On 3/4/14, 7:16 AM, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
 On 3/4/14, 6:49 AM, Vladimir Panteleev wrote:
 I think mentioning registration discounts in the title was not helpful.
 I think a better title would have been "D programming language 2014
 conference: schedule announced" or something like that.

Trying again: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7340645 Vote up!

Apparently this post didn't get deleted, right? But it clearly didn't make it to the big leagues, I see it in position 205 now.

That one got marked as 'dead' too. Hackernews is mostly a Go site. I'd be very surprised if they deleted a Go conference announcement.

I don't think there's a conspiracy there. Andrei
Mar 04 2014
parent Andrei Alexandrescu <SeeWebsiteForEmail erdani.org> writes:
On 3/5/14, 1:56 AM, Brendan Zabarauskas wrote:
 Apparently Hacker News has protections against votes via referrals from
 a single site. Never give out a direct link to a post and ask folks to
 upvote it. Instead, link to https://news.ycombinator.com/newest as soon
 as you post, and ask folks to vote via that.

 Brendan

Great tip, thanks! Andrei
Mar 05 2014
prev sibling parent Andrei Alexandrescu <SeeWebsiteForEmail erdani.org> writes:
On 3/4/14, 2:42 PM, Meta wrote:
 On Tuesday, 4 March 2014 at 21:12:00 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
 That one got marked as 'dead' too.

 Hackernews is mostly a Go site. I'd be very surprised if they deleted
 a Go conference announcement.

Something seems weird here. It might be worth emailing the maintainers and asking why it keeps getting removed. I'd do it, but I doubt they would pay much attention to an anonymous D fan.

There's one way to find out. Andrei
Mar 04 2014
prev sibling next sibling parent Paulo Pinto <pjmlp progtools.org> writes:
On 04.03.2014 08:49, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
 Hello,


 I've noticed only few votes and activity on
 https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7336616 (at least compared to
 reddit, twitter etc).

 I encourage you all to get on hackernews. It's a solid geek news site
 with a lot of visibility. Articles there scroll by quicker than on
 reddit, but those that stay do enjoy a lot of hits.


 Thanks,

 Andrei

You will see me there as pjmlp. Many times complaining about C's design support for the security industry or Go thin design. :) -- Paulo
Mar 04 2014
prev sibling next sibling parent "bearophile" <bearophileHUGS lycos.com> writes:
Vladimir Panteleev:

 The submission is marked as [dead]. I think it was killed by a 
 moderator.

Do you know why? Bye, bearophile
Mar 04 2014
prev sibling next sibling parent "Vladimir Panteleev" <vladimir thecybershadow.net> writes:
On Tuesday, 4 March 2014 at 13:48:19 UTC, bearophile wrote:
 Vladimir Panteleev:

 The submission is marked as [dead]. I think it was killed by a 
 moderator.

Do you know why?

No. I can only guess that it struck a moderator as spammish. I think mentioning registration discounts in the title was not helpful. I think a better title would have been "D programming language 2014 conference: schedule announced" or something like that.
Mar 04 2014
prev sibling next sibling parent "Asman01" <jckj33 gmail.com> writes:
On Tuesday, 4 March 2014 at 07:49:59 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu 
wrote:
 Hello,


 I've noticed only few votes and activity on 
 https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7336616 (at least compared 
 to reddit, twitter etc).

 I encourage you all to get on hackernews. It's a solid geek 
 news site with a lot of visibility. Articles there scroll by 
 quicker than on reddit, but those that stay do enjoy a lot of 
 hits.


 Thanks,

 Andrei

I was the very first one. :) I think hackernews isn't such a site with a lot of geeks in there doing F5 on page like was before. I think they guys moved on to some other place, to reddit. It's IMHO. You're not the first one to get low up-votes in his submit.
Mar 04 2014
prev sibling next sibling parent "Asman01" <jckj33 gmail.com> writes:
On Tuesday, 4 March 2014 at 15:16:43 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu 
wrote:
 On 3/4/14, 6:49 AM, Vladimir Panteleev wrote:
 I think mentioning registration discounts in the title was not 
 helpful.
 I think a better title would have been "D programming language 
 2014
 conference: schedule announced" or something like that.

Trying again: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7340645 Vote up! Andrei

Actually I upvoted this one not the previously link in my post. Sorry
Mar 04 2014
prev sibling next sibling parent "Brad Anderson" <eco gnuk.net> writes:
On Tuesday, 4 March 2014 at 21:12:00 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
 On 3/4/2014 10:28 AM, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
 Apparently this post didn't get deleted, right? But it clearly 
 didn't make it to
 the big leagues, I see it in position 205 now.

That one got marked as 'dead' too. Hackernews is mostly a Go site. I'd be very surprised if they deleted a Go conference announcement.

Hacker News goes through language phases. Ruby, CoffeeScript, Scala, Clojure, Haskell, and now Go have all had turns being the darling language by the Hacker News community. It lasts a few months then people get bored and move on to the next thing. D may get a turn, it may not. They are a very fickle community. When Go was first announced it was almost universally panned on Hacker News. Power users on Hacker News have more power than they probably should (often doing things like changing headlines to be less helpful but more cool sounding). If a post gets 10 "flags" before it gets 10 upvotes it'll be killed. Anyway, there's my little rant about Hacker News. I still go there daily :)
Mar 04 2014
prev sibling next sibling parent "Meta" <jared771 gmail.com> writes:
On Tuesday, 4 March 2014 at 21:12:00 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
 That one got marked as 'dead' too.

 Hackernews is mostly a Go site. I'd be very surprised if they 
 deleted a Go conference announcement.

Something seems weird here. It might be worth emailing the maintainers and asking why it keeps getting removed. I'd do it, but I doubt they would pay much attention to an anonymous D fan.
Mar 04 2014
prev sibling next sibling parent "Jesse Phillips" <Jesse.K.Phillips+D gmail.com> writes:
On Tuesday, 4 March 2014 at 22:42:34 UTC, Meta wrote:
 but I doubt they would pay much attention to an anonymous D fan.

Probably not any less than the original submitter. I can't say I like the moderation choices /r/programming makes, they seem to suck if you don't have lots of rep.
Mar 04 2014
prev sibling next sibling parent "Meta" <jared771 gmail.com> writes:
On Tuesday, 4 March 2014 at 23:35:25 UTC, Jesse Phillips wrote:
 On Tuesday, 4 March 2014 at 22:42:34 UTC, Meta wrote:
 but I doubt they would pay much attention to an anonymous D 
 fan.

Probably not any less than the original submitter. I can't say I like the moderation choices /r/programming makes, they seem to suck if you don't have lots of rep.

As opposed to Walter Bright, I mean.
Mar 04 2014
prev sibling next sibling parent "Brendan Zabarauskas" <bjzaba yahoo.com.au> writes:
On Wednesday, 5 March 2014 at 00:21:38 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu 
wrote:
 On 3/4/14, 1:12 PM, Walter Bright wrote:
 On 3/4/2014 10:28 AM, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
 On 3/4/14, 7:16 AM, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
 On 3/4/14, 6:49 AM, Vladimir Panteleev wrote:
 I think mentioning registration discounts in the title was 
 not helpful.
 I think a better title would have been "D programming 
 language 2014
 conference: schedule announced" or something like that.

Trying again: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7340645 Vote up!

Apparently this post didn't get deleted, right? But it clearly didn't make it to the big leagues, I see it in position 205 now.

That one got marked as 'dead' too. Hackernews is mostly a Go site. I'd be very surprised if they deleted a Go conference announcement.

I don't think there's a conspiracy there. Andrei

Apparently Hacker News has protections against votes via referrals from a single site. Never give out a direct link to a post and ask folks to upvote it. Instead, link to https://news.ycombinator.com/newest as soon as you post, and ask folks to vote via that. Brendan
Mar 05 2014
prev sibling next sibling parent "qznc" <qznc web.de> writes:
On Tuesday, 4 March 2014 at 22:27:37 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
 On 3/4/2014 1:30 PM, Brad Anderson wrote:
 Anyway, there's my little rant about Hacker News. I still go 
 there daily :)

I do, too, but I gave up posting links there.

+1 HN gets less and less interesting to me. Surprisingly, I now find myself using Reddit again. So my bot pushes top HN stuff there for my consumption. ;) http://www.reddit.com/r/hackernews
Mar 06 2014
prev sibling next sibling parent "deadalnix" <deadalnix gmail.com> writes:
On Thursday, 6 March 2014 at 13:17:02 UTC, qznc wrote:
 On Tuesday, 4 March 2014 at 22:27:37 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
 On 3/4/2014 1:30 PM, Brad Anderson wrote:
 Anyway, there's my little rant about Hacker News. I still go 
 there daily :)

I do, too, but I gave up posting links there.

+1 HN gets less and less interesting to me. Surprisingly, I now find myself using Reddit again. So my bot pushes top HN stuff there for my consumption. ;) http://www.reddit.com/r/hackernews

I would upvote that :D
Mar 06 2014
prev sibling parent Andrej Mitrovic <andrej.mitrovich gmail.com> writes:
On 3/6/14, qznc <qznc web.de> wrote:
 So my bot pushes top HN stuff there
 for my consumption. ;)

Note that your bot is emitting &amp; and other escaped tags when posting to reddit, see: http://www.reddit.com/r/d_language/ E.g.: Mono-D v1.7 - Struct init member completion &amp; parser refactorings &quot;Programming in D&quot; book is about 88% translated (forum.dlang.org) Artwork &amp; Design (suggestions) (forum.dlang.org)
Mar 11 2014