On Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 01:08 pm, Mark Fletcher wrote:
The other three make sense, but this one doesn't. If someone goes away for a week, you want him/her to start a new thread to discuss the same topic? That doesn't reduce traffic, it just spreads discussions over several threads.
"created" ?? If the issue hasn't been resolved, this too will just create additional threads about the same topic. Maybe it will even make people reply quickly instead of thoroughly.Right now, you cannot change the auto-locking timing on a per-threadbasis. There is a way around that if you wish. The auto-locking program
It doesn't look at earlier threads. So, if a thread gets auto locked, youIf "you" is the owner/moderator, wouldn't it be more logical to not autolock at all?
The one caveat to this is if you change the auto lock time periodsmall detail: there's no such thing as "night" on a worldwide group
By me setting it for one week, my hope would be that it adds a sense ofLike I said, I don't like to rush things that way. Let me give another idea: how about an option to put the entire group on hold. Make an option that allows you to not send out/publicise group messages. New posts would simply be held until the specified release-time. I can imagine some religious people not wanting to get any messages during sabbath or sunday. Posts could be collected during that day, and be released at say 4 O'clock monday-morning (or some other specified moderator's timezone time).
You could use the same feature to close a group for the summer holidays.