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Re^4: Avoiding accidential reposts

by hdb (Prior)
on Feb 26, 2014 at 07:24 UTC ( #1076230=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Avoiding accidential reposts
in thread Avoiding accidential reposts

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

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Re^5: Avoiding accidential reposts
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Feb 26, 2014 at 07:41 UTC
    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.

      Good point!

Re^5: Avoiding accidential reposts
by LanX (Canon) on Feb 26, 2014 at 14:01 UTC
    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)

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