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Can't delete old .classic postings #165731 10/11/2006 3:20 AM
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Yomar Offline OP
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Moderators and Admins cannot delete individual postings in threads if these were posted from UBB.classic (before the upgrade from UBB.classic to UBB.threads 6.5.5 and then UBB.threads 7.0).

The posting is not deleted. Instead, the body of said posting is changed into: Deleted by name.

Last edited by Yomar; 10/11/2006 4:15 AM.
Re: Can't delete old .classic postings [Re: Yomar] #165830 10/11/2006 10:07 PM
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Wait, I now notice this also happens in new threads... is this intended behaviour? It can't be, right?

Re: Can't delete old .classic postings [Re: Yomar] #165831 10/11/2006 10:27 PM
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Okay, I now see this is intended behaviour I'm not really happy with. The reason is that deleting a posting A would result in all replies to posting A becoming orphans.

This is an issue in Threaded Mode, but no one at our forum uses Threaded Mode. We all use Flat Mode.

I propose this solution:
Implement a check box in the admin panel that enables you to choose between the current way of deleting postings or actually deleting said posting and moving its orphans one level higher.

Re: Can't delete old .classic postings [Re: Yomar] #165887 10/12/2006 12:14 PM
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Yes, this is designed behaviour due to the .threaded mode option. I'm going to move this to the feedback/suggestions forums so it gets on the list as this always tends to cause some confusion.

Re: Can't delete old .classic postings [Re: Rick] #165919 10/12/2006 4:47 PM
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Rick, wasn't the admin supposed to have the option to turn off threaded mode completely in v7? I think I read something about this in the upcoming features list.

Re: Can't delete old .classic postings [Re: Conrad] #165921 10/12/2006 5:04 PM
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