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Where have my edit option gone?

  1. Aug 22, 2004 #1

    arildno

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    Where have my "edit" option gone??

    I was going to edit an earlier post by me, but I couldn't find the edit option!
    What's happened?

    EDIT: It works in this subforum, though..strange.

    2.EDIT: It seems I've lost all edit options on posts earlier than today.
     
    Last edited: Aug 22, 2004
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  3. Aug 22, 2004 #2

    Evo

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    Edits are now only possible within 20-24 hours of the original post.
     
  4. Aug 22, 2004 #3

    arildno

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    Thanks for the clarification, Evo!
     
  5. Aug 24, 2004 #4

    Fredrik

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    This seems lika a bad idea to me. In my opinion, the time limit should much longer (if we need a time limit at all). Why not make it, say, 7 days?
     
  6. Aug 24, 2004 #5

    Fredrik

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    The time limit is actually a lot less than 20-24 hours. I can't edit the posting I made about 13 hours ago.
     
  7. Aug 24, 2004 #6

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    Hmm...it seems it would make more sense to limit editing once someone has replied to a post rather than based on an arbitrary time interval. That way, someone doesn't reply to a post and then return to see that their reply makes no sense because the original content was changed. Keeps people honest that way ;-)
     
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