At the moment, it is kind of clumsy to do what I am attempting with this conversation because it requires going back and forth between the post composition page and the comment or comments which are being interwoven into a new conversation.
For the Cake community at large, this is an illustration of a concept that Ryan Grove mentioned in another conversation.
The purpose of the "round trip" phrases below is to show the cake staff, why the current method of moving content from one conversation thread to another is labor intensive and primitive.
1st round trip (to copy the text for the quotation)
@yaypie wrote today:
I'm hoping this will catch on more, because linking to another post is
really easy and intuitive, and it also provides all the information we'd
need behind the scenes to start tracking "relationships" between
For context sake, here is the full comment:
2nd round trip
This comment resulted from a chain of comments which sprang forth from the topic of Cake conversations which go off on a tangent.
This was initiated when @lidja wrote about wanting to be able to locate a comment within a conversation which was not on the subject of the original post that initiated that cake conversation.
3rd Round Trip
Anyway for those who read this who are not in house Cake people, Ryan Grove would like to see us interweave our conversations more so that the meta conversation of Cake might become more than it now is.