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The ordering is a function of the age of the chat and the amount of stars. Could the author or somebody on the inside explain the exact formula?

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See: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/11602/… - we use the same thing, pretty much – Marc Gravell Oct 14 '10 at 21:22
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@Marc From that question it isn't clear what is actually implemented. Is it the last formula mentioned in the question? I expect the age is measured in minutes instead of hours in this case. – John the Seagull Oct 14 '10 at 21:35

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