[Mageia-webteam] [Bug 1956] [New] Can not edit posts in forum (after timeout)
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Tue Jun 28 22:19:41 CEST 2011
Summary: Can not edit posts in forum (after timeout)
AssignedTo: mageia-webteam at mageia.org
ReportedBy: zen25000 at zen.co.uk
Description of problem:
After a certain (unknown) time delay it is not possible to edit posts.
This is not, in my experience, normal forum behaviour and is very unexpected
There are many valid reasons why it may be necessary to edit a post.
1. It imparts incorrect information.
2. The information is out of date.
3. A minor edit would improve comprehension.
In all these cases it is not appropriate to add another post to offer a
correction as it may be several pages from the original post, also the
incorrect post would still be available to be read.
Forum posts are searched and used to solve problems in a similar way to the
Imagine the author not being able to edit a wiki entry.
Surely it is preferable to be able to add a (suitably annotated) correction or
update to a post.
Can we please remove this timeout?
Time has no relevance here.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
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