What would be wrong with the ability to edit.... (in General)


QBRanger May 15 2009 3:31 PM EDT

our posts for up to 30 min after they are posted?

There are a few times I forget a point or something and I notice it almost immediately.

I know editing forever is a bad idea, esp for public transactions. But what about for 30 minutes after we post.

AdminTitan May 15 2009 3:34 PM EDT

I've never had a problem with this idea.

Cube May 15 2009 3:36 PM EDT

For record purposes, it'd be nice if the old post was still accessible, but you'd have to click to see it.

Gandalf May 15 2009 3:36 PM EDT

Most other forums have this addition. It is a good idea :)

QBRanger May 15 2009 3:37 PM EDT

And most of the ones that do have a notation on the bottom,

Like:

This post has been edited x times.

AdminQBVerifex [Serenity In Chaos] May 15 2009 3:38 PM EDT

The forum system isn't as advanced as some other forum systems, so there are all kinds of problems associated with letting people edit their posts. Plus, if people can edit Public Record and FS/WTB posts, then people can change the terms of an agreement after someone else has agreed to it. As far as letting people edit posts in General, Off-topic and Services, I have no problem.

Gandalf May 15 2009 3:44 PM EDT

Good points Vexy.. But yeah shouldn't be too much problems for having them in the other forums :)
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