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Re: [Wil] New Username Hyperlink Plugin

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Consistency is very good -- but it can be broken if there's a specific need to, or if you can explain why you want to break it. It is broken in this case because I specifically wanted it broken. I always liked the [ username ] syntax, and wanted to emulate it on our site. RedRum generously wrote the plugin at my request, and even more generously, made it available for anyone who also wanted the same functionality.

Of course, anyone who chooses to break consistency must go into it knowing that new additions or modifications need to be carefully monitored. That's simply part of doing something out of the norm.

The purpose of Plugins are to facilitate installation of new GT and user-created features. They're not mandatory installations, -- anyone who doesn't agree with the philosophy of the plugin, or prefers to maintain consistency on their own board, can simply choose to not install it Smile
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Thread New Username Hyperlink Plugin Paul 8530 Feb 16, 2002, 3:14 AM
Thread Re: [RedRum] New Username Hyperlink Plugin
Wil 8381 Feb 16, 2002, 4:02 AM
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Paul 8375 Feb 16, 2002, 4:10 AM
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Jasmine 8370 Feb 16, 2002, 1:40 PM
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Paul 8317 Feb 18, 2002, 2:52 AM
Thread Re: [RedRum] New Username Hyperlink Plugin
Jagerman 8310 Feb 19, 2002, 11:39 PM
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Wil 8300 Feb 20, 2002, 1:20 AM
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Jasmine 8251 Feb 20, 2002, 6:44 AM
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Andy 8355 Feb 20, 2002, 6:47 AM
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Paul 8289 Feb 20, 2002, 6:47 AM
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Jasmine 8242 Feb 20, 2002, 6:57 AM
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Andy 8293 Feb 20, 2002, 7:10 AM
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Paul 8308 Feb 20, 2002, 7:12 AM
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Andy 8335 Feb 20, 2002, 7:15 AM
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Jasmine 8270 Feb 20, 2002, 7:41 AM
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Jasmine 8242 Feb 20, 2002, 8:15 AM
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Wil 8212 Feb 22, 2002, 2:11 AM
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Jasmine 8199 Feb 22, 2002, 8:56 AM
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Wil 8176 Feb 23, 2002, 6:44 AM
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Jasmine 8252 Feb 20, 2002, 7:18 AM