It will also help those topics to fizzle out into nothing though since there is no added exposure, unless liking a post also works to bump the topic.imkingdavid wrote:This is relevant in phpBB's own Area51, where the RFCs forum (which I guess is now Ticket DIscussion forum) has/had people that sometimes post to just say "+1", i.e. that they'd like to see a feature added, but they don't really have anything specific to add to the discussion. This would trigger an email notification for anyone subscribed to the topic, and they'd have to login and check the forum only to see that the post didn't add any discussion.
Adding a +1/like would allow them to give their support without triggering any emails or getting in the way and breaking up the flow of actual discussion as someone is reading the topic.
No of course not. Hence the existence of this idea and it not set to having been implemented.
That by itself is not a good reason to add something in phpBB. Most countries in the world have relative food shortages.
Either you're just trolling or haven't bothered searching as there have been a couple of actively developed extensions in existence for this, which have been mentioned in this very topic, for a few years now.
That pattern can be found in countless situations elsewhere:
that is sometimes what you have to do.