Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Attachments Pending Approval

  1. May 21, 2006 #1
    I'm wondering who is responsible for attement testings. And how long, approximetely do other users wait for approval?
  2. jcsd
  3. May 21, 2006 #2

    Tom Mattson

    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member

    Any PF Admin or PF Mentor can approve attachments. There's no set time limit, we just get to it when we get to it. If something sits in the moderation queue for too long then we usually get a PM from a member telling us about it. The queue is empty right now.
  4. May 21, 2006 #3


    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member

    Just one note on attachments (not related to you specifically, but in general): if you attach a zip file, expect it to take a while for someone to approve it. Most of the mentors run like the plague from those, and refuse to open them to examine the contents.
  5. May 21, 2006 #4
    OK, thanks Tom and Moonbear :)
  6. May 21, 2006 #5


    User Avatar
    Gold Member

    Why do you need to inspect the zip file? It seems like if someone wanted to put something obscene or malicious into a zip file they could just host it on any number of free websites.

    I understand with pictures it puts a preview of the picture right in the post so that has to be screened because tags aren't allowed in most forums here.
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Similar Discussions: Attachments Pending Approval
  1. Attachment approvals (Replies: 19)

  2. Attachments & approval (Replies: 3)

  3. Attachment approval (Replies: 2)