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# 8  
Old 04-24-2010

That is also a significant negative. We certainly don't want users to be troubled when they copy-and-paste into editors.

If we were seeing Tynt generating significant attribution links back to the site, then it might make sense to ask posters to opt-out on a broswer-by-browser basis. However, since we are only seeing an insignificant number of attribution links back to the site, the benefit of Tynt does not outweight the negatives for a forum like ours.

We greatly appreciate feedback from our users. Thank you very much.
# 9  
Old 04-26-2010
Blog followup post here, FYI:

Suggested Improvements for Tynt
# 10  
Old 04-26-2010
So that's what was doing that? Started seeing that appearing but had no idea why. I agree, it's not a helpful feature. Humans can just edit that out besides, whereas automated trawlers would never be copy/pasting in the first place.
# 11  
Old 04-28-2010
I too wondered what was going wrong. Some cut/paste of "CODE" sections lost line breaks and gained a spurious link reference line. No good if you wanted to run some piece of code through a syntax checker.
# 12  
Old 05-07-2010
Till now, I was in the impression that it is my browser/clipboard/terminal issue or something like that.
Since I copied the code only once (with this issue), so I wasn't much worried about that.
I completely agree with the other member's remarks mentioned above.
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