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Post by Ceisiwr » Mon May 06, 2019 3:37 am

Can a time limit be put on the ability to edit past posts, or can the feature be removed altogether?

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Post by retrofuturist » Mon May 06, 2019 3:42 am

Greetings Craig,

The current settings are...

- Posts can be edited for up to 12 hours.
- Posts can be deleted for up to 30 minutes.

Both values are flexible and have been experimented with over the past decade, and are based upon our experiences of using greater and smaller time-frames.

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Paul. :)
"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"It is natural that one who knows and sees things as they really are is disenchanted and dispassionate." (AN 10.2)

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Re: Edit past posts

Post by Ceisiwr » Mon May 06, 2019 3:45 am

Why no post and that’s it?

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Re: Edit past posts

Post by retrofuturist » Mon May 06, 2019 4:16 am

Greetings,
clw_uk wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 3:45 am
Why no post and that’s it?
Typos and phrasing mainly, and people thinking up an additional supporting point that doesn't really warrant an entire new post.

That said, we do also have the ability to revoke an individual user's editing access if they abuse it.

Metta,
Paul. :)
"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"It is natural that one who knows and sees things as they really are is disenchanted and dispassionate." (AN 10.2)

“Truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.” (Flannery O'Connor)

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Re: Edit past posts

Post by Ceisiwr » Mon May 06, 2019 4:17 am

Fair enough

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aging for the Ageless,
burning for the Unbound:
the highest peace,
the unexcelled rest
from the yoke.


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Re: Edit past posts

Post by DooDoot » Mon May 06, 2019 4:23 am

Longer edit allows for higher quality posts. :thumbsup:
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Re: Edit past posts

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Mon May 06, 2019 8:14 am

No time limit is fine for mature people.

If people don't behave like responsible adults, their editing/posting rights should be removed.
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Post by salayatananirodha » Tue May 07, 2019 4:58 am

could it be made like facebook, where edit history is all viewable?
16. 'In what has the world originated?' — so said the Yakkha Hemavata, — 'with what is the world intimate? by what is the world afflicted, after having grasped at what?' (167)

17. 'In six the world has originated, O Hemavata,' — so said Bhagavat, — 'with six it is intimate, by six the world is afflicted, after having grasped at six.' (168)

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Re: Edit past posts

Post by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta » Tue May 07, 2019 5:43 am

salayatananirodha wrote:
Tue May 07, 2019 4:58 am
could it be made like facebook, where edit history is all viewable?


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  • "It is an entirely and perfectly foolish idea" ~ MN22
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Re: Edit past posts

Post by retrofuturist » Tue May 07, 2019 6:03 am

Greetings,
could it be made like facebook, where edit history is all viewable?
Not with the native phpBB3 functionality.

There may be an add-on that can do this, but we're wary of having too many add-ons. That said, if anyone is really keen on the idea, feel free to do some research on what is out there, and bring it back to this topic for discussion.

:geek:

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"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"It is natural that one who knows and sees things as they really are is disenchanted and dispassionate." (AN 10.2)

“Truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.” (Flannery O'Connor)

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Re: Edit past posts

Post by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta » Tue May 07, 2019 9:35 am

Usage of Submit-Edit combo for some kind of "previewings" can be replaced intelligently by a wise use of built-in Preview button, for some, if there is any --- to avoid awkwardly begging like "Hey, my just-summitted post is not yet final, don't ever quote and reply before my final polishing of it, never!" :lol:
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  • "It is an entirely and perfectly foolish idea" ~ MN22
  • The No-self doctrine is found only in the teaching of the Buddha.
  • No-self (anatta) means that there is no permanent, unchanging entity in anything animate or inanimate. ~ SN22.59

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Re: Edit past posts

Post by DooDoot » Tue May 07, 2019 10:16 am

salayatananirodha wrote:
Tue May 07, 2019 4:58 am
could it be made like facebook, where edit history is all viewable?
:spy: could it be made like facebook :spy:
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Re: Edit past posts

Post by retrofuturist » Wed May 08, 2019 3:09 am

Greetings,

No, we won't be Facebook.

:spy:

I think this suggestion can now be closed. If anyone had the inclination to explore phpBB3 add-ons, feel free to start a new Suggestion Box topic with your findings.

Metta,
Paul. :)
"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"It is natural that one who knows and sees things as they really are is disenchanted and dispassionate." (AN 10.2)

“Truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.” (Flannery O'Connor)

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