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by royalanjr (Chaplain)
on Jun 07, 2000 at 00:35 UTC ( #16735=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to "Whiteboard Nodes"


Overall a great idea. I would vote for them being temporary in nature. Two hours is too short of a time however. A power-outtage in your area while you are working and that lovely bit of scrap you were going to save is now gone when the power comes back four hours later. Perhaps say twelve hours from the last time someone edited the scrap node. Or maybe even a full day. This way, if people are still interested in fiddling with the node's contents, it would be around. But, then again, if it is that interesting, then maybe it should be permanent after all! Absolutely no XP for creating or adding to one though.

Roy Alan
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