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Re^2: Having our anonymous cake and eating it too

by ww (Bishop)
on Jan 23, 2014 at 13:32 UTC ( #1071742=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Having our anonymous cake and eating it too
in thread Having our anonymous cake and eating it too

You could NOT "mark this post" under pemungkah's proposal. It's NOT an OP, whereas the proposal says "only the first node in a new thread would have the option of setting this characteristic."

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Re^3: Having our anonymous cake and eating it too
by choroba (Abbot) on Jan 23, 2014 at 13:42 UTC
    Then the Anonymous Monk could reply to the owner of the thread in a different thread where he would not be the author...
    لսႽ ᥲᥒ⚪⟊Ⴙᘓᖇ Ꮅᘓᖇ⎱ Ⴙᥲ𝇋ƙᘓᖇ

      I guess our understandings of the OP (and/or the meaning of "thread") vary.
       

      Come, let us reason together: Spirit of the Monastery
Re^3: Having our anonymous cake and eating it too
by tobyink (Abbot) on Jan 23, 2014 at 13:56 UTC

    That's just a question of granularity. My point is that it wouldn't stop Anonymous Monk from replying to anybody's messages (they could just post a new top-level node), but it would just stop them from being threaded in the correct place.

    use Moops; class Cow :rw { has name => (default => 'Ermintrude') }; say Cow->new->name
      True, but would making snide comments (or giving good advice/insights/code) in a node at the head of a new thread -- ie, a new OP, if I understand you correctly) offer AM the same gratification. I suspect that the workaround you've pointed out would NOT be attractive to the trolls... and less than useful to those who post valuable information, anonymously.

      Update: Amusingly, I got a 'tough beans' message when I tried to "Create" -- maybe the Monastery would be better off if whatever glitch caused that occured more often.

      Come, let us reason together: Spirit of the Monastery

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