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Re^2: Avoiding accidential reposts

by LanX (Cardinal)
on Feb 26, 2014 at 03:12 UTC ( #1076216=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Avoiding accidential reposts
in thread Avoiding accidential reposts

> (identical duplicates should already be rejected)

is it?

Cheers Rolf

( addicted to the Perl Programming Language)

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Re^3: Avoiding accidential reposts
by LanX (Cardinal) on Feb 26, 2014 at 03:18 UTC
    have to test it again, both posts were not completely identical...

    Cheers Rolf

    ( addicted to the Perl Programming Language)

    update
    indeed, identical posts are suppressed: :)
    It looks like you've just tried to submit a node that has already been submitted. Luckily our staff in the control room was quick enough to press the Emergency Stop button before anyone got hurt.

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      A more general solution would be desirable: a question will be rejected if it has been asked before... probably to difficult to implement.

        a question will be rejected if it has been asked before...

        What if a better answer is now available?

        Or a new member knows or sees a better solution?


        With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
        Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
        "Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
        In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.
        Quite a thread drift ...IMHO such a hypothetical technology is better used to automatically link to older questions.

        Maybe connected to a reminder when previewing.

        Cheers Rolf

        ( addicted to the Perl Programming Language)

Re^3: Avoiding accidential reposts
by LanX (Cardinal) on Feb 26, 2014 at 03:15 UTC
    have to test it again, both posts were not completely identical...

    Cheers Rolf

    ( addicted to the Perl Programming Language)

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