[thesite] Re: [***] Comments on thesite - Edit and Delete Functions

Michele Foster michele at wordpro.on.ca
Sat Aug 18 15:59:32 CDT 2001


I haven't added this to a.e.o. yet.

I think I may have just confused the issue.  My message to admin was more of
a notification, than it was reporting a bug.  I'm not convinced that we
should add the [edit] or [delete] options for general users.

See this message from Jeff:

and the thread from last week on thesite:

I agree with Jeff.  The same issues why we ask authors NOT to edit their
articles based on comments, exist for those that write comments.  If we
allow users to delete/modify comments after the fact, we'll end up with a

Sorry for the confusion, I wasn't suggesting we DO add this feature.  If it
is something you would like added, can we discuss further, please.


(the confusing one)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel J. Cody" <djc at starkmedia.com>

| mich, can you drop this in thewife for me?
| thanks :)
| .djc.
| Michele Foster wrote:
| > Hi Folks ..
| >
| > Sorry, I meant to carry a conversation from thesite over here and
| > forgot about it.
| >
| > Jeff and I were testing something the other day, and realized that
| > users (i.e. less than priv level 3) do not see an edit button for
| > comments... and only priv level 4 see a delete button.
| >
| > I know we've asked folks to edit their comments in the past, but that
was in
| > error.
| >
| > Martin, that comment you want changed, you'll have to make the changes
| > yourself.
| >
| > Jeff, any plans to add an [edit] option, or the new preview function
| > be good enough?
| >
| >
| > Michele
| > (if someone else mentioned this already today .. oops)

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