Edit Original Post

Case number:699969-990702
Topic:General
Opened by:Ayelis
Status:Closed
Type:Suggestion
Opened on:Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 16:12
Last modified:Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 02:07

I'd like to eat a sandwich. WHOOPS I MESSED UP AND POSTED THAT. How will I ever edit my original post? Well this seems to be a forum like many others, let me just look for the ... edit......button.

Aww, shuckie-darns. There is no edit button at all. Now everyone knows I'm hungry and I won't be able to edit my post to fix it what do I do get out of there cat!

(Tue, 10/04/2011 - 16:12  |  9 comments)


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There is a preview button.
It lets you double check your post and do any editing prior to sending it.
Yes, I know you will argue it isnt the same thing....:P

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Ayelis - NOW you are spamming. We don't care about your sandwich, and since you are search-incapable, here is a previous feedback on this http://fold.it/portal/node/987868 .

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Incorrect, sir! That clearly states your "Last/Latest" post, not the "Original" post.

Of course you don't care about my sandwich. I'd love to be able to EDIT the post, you see, but I can't. :)

That is the point. The crux, as it were.

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I guess if your "original" post was your "last/latest" post, then it would apply.

You are a troll.

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Takes one to know one, buddy. Trololol

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While I don't like the tone of the post, this is a legitimate suggestion...

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And it's a duplicate request. There are Feedback and Forum posts going back to the beginning asking for edit capability, and I believe there was a firm reply about it back a few years in the forum, even before the feedback was implemented.

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February 2009 news item:

Editing of old content disabled

We are disabling the functionality for editing your own submissions in the forum and feedback tracker. Though this is a useful feature, recently a great deal of old feedback tracker entries have been edited to remove their content. When a features becomes so abused, its potential for harm outweighs its benefits.

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Ah, that makes sense. Thank you for your reply.

Regarding how "Silly" my original post seemed... Please forgive me. Whenever I see any sort of forum wherein my posts can receive positive or negative "votes" (a-la American Idol, Star Search, The Weakest Link), the Drama-club student in me kicks in and everything becomes a performance.

Honestly, this sort of feature in a [bug-tracking system] is, to a serious Senior Applications Developer / Quality Assurance Manager / Software Tester like myself, a joke. What use is a down-vote to a stop-error? Then again, I've said it before (http://fold.it/portal/node/990548) and nobody cares. So expect more colorful bug reports from me, and please forgive me in advance. ;)

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