1. Thanshin

    Thanshin Active Member

    Jun 1, 2010
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    Adding text version in the title.

    Discussion in 'The Art of Critique' started by Thanshin, Jun 8, 2010.

    Adding version and date to the title.

    There is no way of knowing if a text submitted for review has already been reviewed or not. You can imagine that a ten replies long thread has had constructive reviews, but the tenth post could be the revised text.

    Opening each thread doesn't help much, because you still have to look at every single post to see if it's been reviewed. Additionally, if you decide to browse the entire thread, it'll be hard to find revisions, as many reviews look just like a revised text.

    I can imagine two ways of helping with those annoyances:

    - Adding to each thread title a code with words, last revision number and last revision date. For example: "The King (4030-1-0805)".
    - Adding a link in the first post that directly goes to the last revision.

    As it's non-trivial for people who seldom use internet forums, I'd leave those as mere suggestions, simply telling people that using them may help further revisions being reviewed.
  2. Cogito

    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

    May 19, 2007
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    Massachusetts, USA
    We do not encourage changing the title of a critique thread with changed status. Frankly, members haved abused it to get extra attention far more often than they have used it productively.

    However, we DO encourage people to put a notice in the first post of the thread to inform people where to find the latest revision.

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