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Change the "Vote" behavior RRS feed

  • General discussion

  • When I see posts by other posters, and I click the "Vote" icon, I get 3 options :

    1. "Post was helpful"
    2. "Post was not helpful"
    3. "Post is abusive"

    When I click on the "Vote" icon on one of my own messages,
    the only option available is : "Post is abusive".

    Do you seriously think that someone will report his own post as abusive ?

    I understand it if you don't want a user classifying his posts as "helpful" but,
    why would you think that any user would classify his own post as "abusive" ?

    Not displating the "Vote" icon at all, when a poster is reading his own post, would be a better UI choice.




    Juan T. Llibre
    Friday, June 20, 2008 12:09 AM

All replies

  • Someone else brought this up yesterday. It's a fair point...
    Matt Fraser, STO Forums Software Developer
    Friday, June 20, 2008 2:56 AM
  • Thanks Juan,
    It was an oversight not an intentional function to mark your own posts as abusive.  We'll get it fixed, thanks!
    Sam Jarawan Social Platform Forums - Senior Development Lead
    Friday, June 20, 2008 4:55 PM
  • Fantastic !

    Just knowing that someone's listening when we
    comment gives great satisfaction and creates goodwill.

    Thanks for considering my comment a positive one,
    and thanks for committing to make the change suggested.


    Juan T. Llibre
    Saturday, June 21, 2008 5:12 PM