the thread that was published on that topic is 3129.html [webmasterworld.com], mine was 3128.html (i'm not kidding, i see it in my browser history). doesn't that mean that mine was first? there are no real differences in contents (it's just pointing to a new feature after all), so that can't be the reason. not nice.
as i said, i wouldn't complain, really a minor issue. just that such things have happened often. posts of mine in threads that were on-topic disappeared without any notice given. threads wouldn't be published leaving me without clue for the reason. and in one thread, i remember, i linked to a php-code-listing (licence-free and not a single non-code word nor one single link on that page!) that was perfectly on-topic. i was notified by a moderator ("no commercial links allowed") but he didn't reply to my question how a pure code-listing would be commercial.
just examples, similar things have happened more often.
i've been an irregular yet constructive poster over the last three years, i know and respect the TOS (i have nothing i could try to promote here, even if i wanted), i appreciate the community, treat everybody with respect and often refer to WebmasterWorld on my blog.
and i really like WebmasterWorld, it's a great resource and a great place to hang around. however these tiny but regular incidents of unfriendliness do delute my affection a little.
it's of course also a question of software workflows, maybe this could be taken into account when changing the software the next time?