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Currently, having a look at the linked questions sections it is impossible to tell whether the question is linked to by the current question, vice versa or both. I think this makes a significant difference and should therefore be indicated in some way. Maybe
=> "this question links to:"
<= "this question is linked to by:"
<=> "this question is linked to and by:"
Oct 5, 2010 at 8:56
Tobias Kienzler Tobias Kienzler
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I do like the idea of adding a direction to the links because currently you have to click on each link to see if it add value or not.
As far as implementation goes an arrow might be confusing to users. A better solution might be two Linked sections one named:
Linked From and one named Linked To.
Feb 21, 2011 at 15:55
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I think this would make the linked sidebar noisy, with no real benefit to the page itself.
A page that is highly linked has value because it is highly linked; it's totally irrelevant whether the links are incoming or outgoing.
Feb 20, 2011 at 8:32
Jeff Atwood Jeff Atwood
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