Tutorial Sections Clean Up?


by FredGarvin
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Apr15-07, 09:41 AM
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Is there any way to have all of the inappropriate thread titles removed from the tutorial sections? I like to link to tutorials in posts and with a lot of the "moved" thread titles in there it just makes it take a bit longer because a lot of good posts get pushed back a couple of pages. Thanks.
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Apr15-07, 10:06 AM
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Redirects gone.

I think one day should be long enough for redirects to remain.
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Apr15-07, 10:13 AM
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That should be plenty. As a "good housekeeping" policy, whenever I move a thread I set the redirect to expire in 2 days.

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Apr15-07, 11:23 AM
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Tutorial Sections Clean Up?


I usually set the redirects a bit longer, expiring in 3-5 days, if the person making the post in there is brand new since I don't know how quickly they'll check back, and they obviously are posting there because they don't know the site well enough yet to know where their post might have gone.
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Apr15-07, 02:41 PM
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Groovy. Thanks guys.
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There were probably a bunch of old redirects left lingering around from before we had the ability to make them expire after a few days. Thanks for bringing that to our attention.
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Apr30-07, 09:07 PM
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I think it needs cleaning again... Sorry to bother you folks.
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May1-07, 10:07 AM
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Got 'em. The existing redirects will expire within an hour.
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May1-07, 08:47 PM
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Would it be worth setting permissions (restrictions) on that directory, although that might defeat the purpose of interactivity?
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May1-07, 09:53 PM
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I just moved another homework question out of the tutorials forum, and made a sticky post that says "don't post homework here," and explains what kinds of postings are appropriate.

I think some people are confused by the word "tutorial." They associate it with personal "tutoring" on homework problems etc.
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Thanks, jt!


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