What kind of logging does Slashdot do?
We log the usual stuff (IP, page, time, user, page
views, moderation, and comment posting, mainly), and a
few other bits, too. The data is used mostly to make
Why do I see 'loading from a.fsdn.com' when I'm reading Slashdot?
That's our image server; if you block it, you'll miss
all the graphic violence.
I use NoScript; what should I know?
is necessary for the fancier parts of the site to
function. You'll need to whitelist
too; that's our CDN, and if you block it, many things
If you push the "extra ice" button on the soft drink vending machine, you won't
get any ice. If you push the "no ice" button, you'll get ice, but no cup.