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A humble question: how about fixing some truly informative threads to top?  RSS feed

 
Ellen Zhao
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I found threads like: this, and this are very helpful. People are doing resurrections again and again. How about fixing them on the top of their boards? So new commers to those boards can find some valuable information immediately, and those who want to read it again can also open the thread quickly. I believe actually not only these two boards I mentioned, but also all the other boards have their own "classics". Fixing them to the tops on each board benefits all. How do you think?
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Ellen
[ February 13, 2003: Message edited by: Ellen Zhao ]
 
Cindy Glass
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May be a good idea, but the UBB software that we license does not have that feature. And before you ask, NO UBB was not written in Java (it is in Perl I believe).
What we usually do is have a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for several of the forums and sometimes those pages link to favorite topics. Often that is WHY these same topics get resurrected.
 
Jason Menard
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This feature is called "sticky threads". There are sticky thread hacks available for UBB, if you wanted to go in that direction.
Looking at the InfoPop site, it looks like UBB has split into two products: UBB Classic (Perl) and UBB Threads (PHP). I believe their PHP offering has sticky threads, but it doesn't look like the Perl one does.
[ February 14, 2003: Message edited by: Jason Menard ]
 
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