Well, that feature request implies the question what kind of website dev.to is going to be. Is it a community, where everybody has the right to speak up, no matter if it's bullshit or not. Or is it a publishing platform like Medium, but for developers? Or something in between? Maybe it's worth taking a look at the solutions of other platforms like reddit. Or let's take a look at slashdot - there you have the feature of downvoting comments so that they don't appear anymore (unless you change the threshold for downvoted comments). That might be a compromise. However what's the point of dev.to copying slashdot? What makes dev.to special compared to reddit and slashdot? IMHO the community feedback is essential on dev.to, so sorry Aleksei, but I hope Ben, Jess, and Peter decide against your feature request.
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