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Re: Re^4: Automatic Re-ing with numbers

by sauoq (Abbot)
on Aug 11, 2003 at 23:40 UTC ( #283058=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: Automatic Re-ing with numbers
in thread Automatic Re-ing with numbers

Which they shouldn't (when they're not replying to a specific point in a long post, anyway), since we have a perfect archive here.

I wouldn't call it a perfect archive given that, with relatively few exceptions, one can go back and change nodes he wrote ages ago if he is so inclined.

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Re^6: Automatic Re-ing with numbers
by Aristotle (Chancellor) on Aug 12, 2003 at 00:27 UTC
    A good point. What I'm alluding to, though, is that it would at least doable for PerlMonks to keep a full history, whereas for Usenet, it's not even technically possible. Personally, I'd very much welcome a history feature that lets one review old versions of a node.

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