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3:18 PM
multi edit crowdsourcing power ;-)
@michael ;-)
 
:234724 That was confusing; it took me a minute to realize there were several new answers since I started writing mine
 
:234731 yeah, javascript check for new messages works fine - most of the time and if you rely on it sometimes it doesn't :-)
 
 
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8:36 PM
Hey Micheal, would you like to help us out with your amazzzing editing skills? :)
aah... @MichaelMrozek
just read the 'help' section on directing chats to someone :)
 
8:55 PM
Looking at the current version, it's not very clear. I think it would be better with four answers: sudo and graphical front-ends; su and graphical front-ends; logging in as root (maybe including I've-forgotten-the-root-password rescue tips?); the obscure ones
 
:235792 These are all CW, so you should be able to edit them. What were you looking to do?
Ah, you're merging all the answers together. That's probably good, that's usually how faq-style posts go
 
@Gilles, mm... i feel like agreeing with everybody... cause everybody has really valid reasons.. :)
 
@MichaelMrozek: ok, but I think it needs more structure (#sudo, #su?)
 
Yeah, I'd add higher-level groupings
Here's an example of an MSO faq post; this is how I imagined the sudo answer looking:
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A: How does "Reputation" work?

Justin StandardWhat does Reputation do? As a registered user, your reputation on the site is a part of your identity on the site. It determines, to an extent, respect among your peers, because it can generally only be gained when other users of the site vote up your questions and answers. It also determines a...

 
@michael, yes we're throwing them in a pot... but english is my second language... so its kinda hard
:)
anyway... tomorrow is another day... nite guys...
 
9:02 PM
I have to go too, but I'll check out the answer in a couple hours and possibly fiddle with it
 

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