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Old 08-08-2008, 09:01 AM   #16
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It probably is possible - I don't know enough about the software to say any more than that - but only Jeremy has access to do this and would be quite an overhead to put on him.
Old 08-08-2008, 10:46 AM   #17
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Editing a post on an online forum like where information is shared could be used in any number of genuine situations - for instance, updating an old post with more information, or updating broken links etc.
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I think edited posts should get repeated in the thread with a "patched/rectified below" tag on the original.


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Old 08-09-2008, 07:36 PM   #19
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Submitting patches to correct a spelling errors is a bit too formal and difficult to read for a forum format IMHO. I would like someone finding a post I submitted after using the search function or google to get the corrected post right off the bat.


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