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Sep 24, 2011 8:18 PM CST
|All users, moderators or not, can now submit a proposal to edit a comment that someone else wrote.|
So, if you see a comment that is loaded with typoes, you can fix them.
Or, you can submit a proposal to correct something that you deem a factual error.
The proposal goes to a moderation queue where it is reviewed and approved (or declined) based on the judgement of the moderators.
Sep 24, 2011 8:59 PM CST
Sep 25, 2011 5:24 PM CST
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Sep 26, 2011 9:49 AM CST
|Is there some way in this that the moderator "sees" what the edit is? I am thinking about people wanting to take out negative comments such as "died twice in my Ohio garden - not hardy here" - which is important to know.|
Wouldn't the edit need to be ok'd by the original poster?
Or, are you only talking about typos?
I am not doing well explaining what I am trying to say.
Maybe my question is 1) how does the moderator know what has been changed 2) any guidelines on what is acceptable to change?
Sep 26, 2011 10:01 AM CST
|The proposed edit goes into a queue where you can see what the new comment will be. The moderator can always go to the plant and see what the comment currently says, but I should probably update the moderation queue to show a "before and after" screen like we do with the databox proposals.|
The edit doesn't need to be okay'ed by the original poster.
Typoes are the main reason to propose edits to a comment. Outright factual errors on a second reason. Beyond that, if there is off-topic information or stuff that simply doesn't belong, those can be proposed to be edited out.
Sep 26, 2011 10:36 AM CST
|OK! that sounds good.|
Sep 27, 2011 3:55 PM CST
|Sounds like a great idea!|