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mathslover
 one year ago
Suggestion : Edit History
mathslover
 one year ago
Suggestion : Edit History

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mathslover
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.8I think that there is a need for a function which provides us with the edit history of a particular question. It would surely prevent spams , misunderstanding and would provide transparency.

ParthKohli
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Cool fact: moderators and admins do have an edit history.

Callisto
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If you have edited the question, in the question box, there will be a line "Edited (a number) (minutes/hours/days/months/...) ago". Example: this post.

ParthKohli
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@Callisto He means to say that he wants to know what exactly has been edited. :)

ParthKohli
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1And by the way, this is a good idea!

mathslover
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.8@ParthKohli exactly. I meant to say that the edit history (what is edited) should be visible to all the users . The reason I have given above.

Callisto
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh, my bad :\ How can it prevent spams and misunderstanding?

ParthKohli
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What if a person types out "CONNECTIONS ACADEMY HELP...MESSAGE ME THE ANSWER KEY", and when done, changes the question to something random like "abc"?

Callisto
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Then report it. The question "abc" doesn't make sense.

ParthKohli
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1But if it is closed? :

mathslover
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.8What if the asker changes the question from something appropriate to inappropriate . This is just like devaluing the process of ask and answer. Yes, there is one solution of reporting it, but would you like to have 1000 reports from the same complain " Edited the question to something inappropriate" ? Well, of course not.

mathslover
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.8Use of Edit History function : OS provides function for the users to edit their questions, that is good. But, proper use of editing history if required. We can have a look at the edit history and see what and why was the question edited. We can always warn the askers for inappropriate editing.

poopsiedoodle
 one year ago
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