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Outraged at cross-posting?
The outrage at LJ offering the ability to automatically cross-post comments between services is reaching outrageous levels, or possibly just hilarious (and sad) levels.

Look, if you believe people weren't manually doing that if they wanted then I have news for you. Now that they can do it automatically, possibly with just the click of a button, it really doesn't make much difference. Most people aren't going to cross-post comments because there'd be no context.

Then they're coming out with other scripts to 'disable' comment posting on their journal. Except all it does is hide the buttons from yourself. People can force it back or force their own style.

*shrug* Do what you will.

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lakeguy From: lakeguy Date: September 2nd, 2010 05:40 am (UTC) (Link)
people were manually doing it before

zimzat From: zimzat Date: September 2nd, 2010 02:08 pm (UTC) (Link)
Exactly. And the big hubbub over it is just silly.
kishenehn From: kishenehn Date: September 2nd, 2010 11:49 am (UTC) (Link)
Exactly.
susandennis From: susandennis Date: September 2nd, 2010 01:53 pm (UTC) (Link)
On the up side, this idiocy gave me the perfect excuse to dump several people i've been wanting to lose for a while off my friends list. I so hope we're done talking about it.
zimzat From: zimzat Date: September 2nd, 2010 01:58 pm (UTC) (Link)
Oh, I know exactly what you mean. After your post I haven't seen any further mention of it from my list, but I've seen it on numerous Friends of Friends posts. Too bad I can't easily remove them from that list. :-P
legolastn From: legolastn Date: September 2nd, 2010 03:30 pm (UTC) (Link)
This is basically how I feel about it. I understand why people are angry, but I don't identify with it.
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