- Sep 19, 2006
On many fora I attent, moderators place a redirecting link when relocating a thread. So participants can see it was not just deleted. I think this could be a good practice here as wel?
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no not deleting, just putting it in another part of the forum. I've noticed a few times that a thread was gone. Then got confused as to the location of the thread. Found it later back in another part of the forum. I was just thinking that wrongly placing a thread would be a fault that beginners would make. And they would have a hard time searching, being new. I saw this practice with redirection threads on the Ubuntu forum and thought it a neat way to solve this. But maybe I'm making a problem which in practice isn't there. If you guys don't get questions about these things than there probably isn't a problem. I guess my way of browsing is relying too much on the structure. I hate an unstructured search actionI'm not really sure what the issue is. Yes we can redirect threads and we can have them time out. To the best of my knowledge redirection of thread is not done often and when they are they usually have a redirection indication.
So what is the issue Marcel? Have you noticed the mods on this forum just deleting threads with no re-direction?