It should be core. Because we having problem without this function in our forums.
Very much so. It partially impedes our ability to deal with problem members.Agreed, same here.
Note that it's very big a problem in large forums.
Correct.Very much so. It partially impedes our ability to deal with problem members. Since there was an add-on for it, the modification can't be all that difficult. I just don't have the time to look into it anymore.
I've got a free addon which I developed which allows soft-deleted content to be searchable.I would use an add-on if it were available for a one-time purchase price. We don't do any "subscription" add-ons, since we don't need more costs nibbling away at our accounts on the various forums. It should be simple to code, really, but I don't have time/energy to do coding anymore.
Works with Enhanced Search?I've got a free addon which I developed which allows soft-deleted content to be searchable.
Please be aware that it makes search worse for normal users.
I've got some more work todo so it only causes deleted posts to be returned for people with permission, without degrading the search results for those without permission.