Topics that start unlisted may never show as new



  • Noticed this just now from today's article topic (http://what.thedailywtf.com/t/limit-as-sense-approaches-zeno/8333/49).

    I have the preference setting Consider topics new when set to the default value of created in the last 2 days. When a topic like the one linked starts its life as unlisted for 3 days, it never shows up in the topic list as a new topic, potentially causing me to miss article topics.



  • @PleegWat said:

    I have the preference setting Consider topics new when set to the default value of created in the last 2 days. When a topic like the one linked starts its life as unlisted for 3 days, it never shows up in the topic list as a new topic

    So it behaves properly? Not sure what the bug complaint is other than "don't make article topic so far ahead of listing".


  • SockDev

    as designed, but you can change that..... ;-)



  • I have it set to "I haven't viewed them yet", but I still find it annoying that every so often I have to go to a special new tab and look for new topics, otherwise they'll remain completely invisible to the rest of Discoeurs.



  • @locallunatic said:

    So it behaves properly?

    Sort of. Technically, I guess, but the process of unlisting / listing is presumably there to enable you to pre-create stuff. Well, knowing discodevs, probably not, but it's an obvious use case for the feature.



  • @boomzilla said:

    the process of unlisting / listing is presumably there to enable you to pre-create stuff

    I think it is more of a hiding thing (I seem to remember there being some talk about unlisting bugs that were dangerous on meta.d as a use case as well as some that thought unlisting at all was a bug) than a prep for later exposure; but I totally agree with this:

    @boomzilla said:

    it's an obvious use case for the feature



  • Yeah, that's what I was thinking.


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