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ken_b




msg:4113717
 1:12 am on Apr 11, 2010 (gmt 0)

The current system lets members edit posts without adding a "edited by... " foot not if no other posts have been published in the thread before the edit has been submitted.

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I'd rather that all edited posts were publicly noted as such.

[edited by ken_b]

 

encyclo




msg:4113723
 1:30 am on Apr 11, 2010 (gmt 0)

Perhaps you could expand on the supposed opportunities for "abuse" that you initially mentioned, then edited out of your above post ;)

I don't see the interest in having a forced "edited by" timestamps for every typo correction, and the time limit for editing a post is quite short so you can't go back too often to revise your post anyway. So in short I don't see a problem with the current setup, and a forced edit timestamp would by messy, threads would become littered with the things.

Brett_Tabke




msg:4113965
 7:39 pm on Apr 11, 2010 (gmt 0)

> [edited by ken_b]

The idea is to give people 5-10minutes to fix typos with the "edited by" showing up.

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