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DID Site Note: That Auto-Refresh Thing

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This weekend, DID got a note from reader J.A., who informed us that the site’s auto-refresh every 6 minutes or so was driving him batty. He hated it. We hadn’t really thought about that; it’s something built into the site’s original software templates, and it became unnoticeable to us after a while. Once he brought it to our attention, however, we decided he was right. Thank you, sir. We’re going to make some technical changes and lengthen the refresh rate to once per 30 minutes, which is longer than most reader on-site times. That should stop interruptions but avoids ripping anything out, and still caters to the set of readers who seem to use the feature. Readers with comments or thoughts to add on this subject can get in touch with us via editorial, here @

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