Lock a post (it is better automatically) after moderator edit

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Lock a post (it is better automatically) after moderator edit

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We have an issue with some users who revert moderator edits because we have standard time settings, allowing edits to own post for certain time.

Those moderator edits remove illegal content and we don't want to worry that moderator job can be lost/reverted.

Is it possible to lock the post after moderator edit? The best way is to automatically apply the rule...
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Re: Lock a post (it is better automatically) after moderator edit

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Check the Lock Topic box after making the edit.
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You could limit the editing time in post settings so that people can only edit for, say, 24 hours.

Or if they're undoing edits the mods have made...... ban them or put them on a moderation queue. It's your site with your rules. If you've made a moderated decision to remove something, it's not up to them to overrule that and put it back in.
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Re: Lock a post (it is better automatically) after moderator edit

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stevemaury wrote:
Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:59 pm
Check the Lock Topic box after making the edit.
I'm reading:

https://wiki.phpbb.com/Lock_topic
Lock topic will prevent user from posting a reply to the locked topic.
That is actually not what I want. That way rogue person can "lock" active topics.

We identified the problem (ourselves or by readers via "report issue"), edited offensive post, contacted the person and hope that this will never happen again. It is a common pattern. We don't have resources to monitor if occasional user reverts moderator edits ((
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KevC wrote:
Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:31 am
You could limit the editing time in post settings so that people can only edit for, say, 24 hours.
We had 2hours and 30 min limits... Now the owner decided to set it to 0 for every user and it is nightmare because of complaints...
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Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:31 am
Or if they're undoing edits the mods have made...... ban them or put them on a moderation queue.
"moderation queue" sounds promising! It is not clear if queue collects edits or it is only just for new posts...

https://www.phpbb.com/support/docs/en/3 ... tor_queue/

Some earlier discussions about moderation queue:

* viewtopic.php?t=2127428 (enable moderation queue)
* viewtopic.php?t=1177695 (How to put a user on the moderation queue)
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When you edit post you should also have an option to lock post, just below the lock topic option.
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Actually on second thoughts the mod queue isn't going to work exactly as I originally thought because although their edited post would go back in to the queue, you can't revert to the unedited text and disapproving their post doesn't put your edited version back up instead, it would just delete it altogether. But it would enable you to approve and then re-edit out the text again.
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gavenkoa wrote:
Sun Sep 20, 2020 5:27 pm


I'm reading:

https://wiki.phpbb.com/Lock_topic
Lock topic will prevent user from posting a reply to the locked topic.
That is actually not what I want. That way rogue person can "lock" active topics.
Locking topics is a Moderator permission. If you have "rogue" moderators, you have a whole 'nother problem.
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Re: Lock a post (it is better automatically) after moderator edit

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KevC wrote:
Sun Sep 20, 2020 6:26 pm
you can't revert to the unedited text and disapproving their post doesn't put your edited version back up instead, it would just delete it altogether.
Thanks for checking that!
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Sun Sep 20, 2020 6:26 pm
But it would enable you to approve and then re-edit out the text again.
At least something ))
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stevemaury wrote:
Sun Sep 20, 2020 7:59 pm
Locking topics is a Moderator permission. If you have "rogue" moderators, you have a whole 'nother problem.
We have trusted moderators but some users are in conflict with moderators. We tolerate presence of such users but overruling (edits after moderator) is not accaptable ((
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Have you looked at the Post Edit Log extension - https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/exte ... edit_log_2? I can confirm that this works with 3.3.1
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Re: Lock a post (it is better automatically) after moderator edit

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gavenkoa wrote:
Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:19 pm
We have an issue with some users who revert moderator edits because we have standard time settings, allowing edits to own post for certain time.

Those moderator edits remove illegal content and we don't want to worry that moderator job can be lost/reverted.

Is it possible to lock the post after moderator edit? The best way is to automatically apply the rule...
Have I missed something with the answer below?
P_I wrote:
Sun Sep 20, 2020 5:35 pm
When you edit post you should also have an option to lock post, just below the lock topic option.
Here's the graphic to demonstrate.
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Moderator's on my board use this functionality regularly when they edit a post for exactly the reasons the OP asked about, preventing the poster from reverting the moderator's edits.
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david63 wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:47 am
Have you looked at the Post Edit Log extension - https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/exte ... edit_log_2? I can confirm that this works with 3.3.1
No, it won't without modification to the code, and as it is marked as non supported it isn't suggested to install it.
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Re: Lock a post (it is better automatically) after moderator edit

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P_I wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 12:08 pm
Moderator's on my board use this functionality regularly when they edit a post for exactly the reasons the OP asked about, preventing the poster from reverting the moderator's edits.
Holy cow! It is something that solves problem!

I think that it is possible to alter PHP code to have that toggle always enabled so when moderator edit someone post they don't need to remember to check that.

Thanks for your effort to educate me!
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I often wonder in such cases how you handle ‘illegal’ posts that have been quoted and could be anywhere on the board or are you trapping all new and edited posts?
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