Another problem with "Propose as answer" RRS feed

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  • If, in the main forum view, you select "Proposed answers" from the leftmost item of the "Filter by" drop-down, you will be rewarded by a list that contains both" Proposed as answer" (blue check) and "Marked as answer" (green check).

    Surely this is wrong. This list should contain only posts that were "proposed as answer' but not "marked as answer".

    The items in the list that are "Marked as answer" are typically a result of either

    (a) OP who has selected "Propose as answer" and then realized his/her mistake and gone back and selected "Mark as answer".

    (b) A post that has been "Proposed as answer" by somebody (usually the OP), and then corrected to "Marked as answer" by a moderator.

    This further goes to show what a mis-conceived feature "Propose as answer" is. I say, just get rid of it.

    I have a thread "Get rid of Propose as answer" at

    David Wilkinson | Visual C++ MVP
    Friday, June 27, 2008 4:06 AM