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Lack of Interest Like replaces Watch Resource

Discussion in 'Resource Manager Closed Suggestions' started by Marcus, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. Marcus

    Marcus Well-Known Member

    When you want to un-watch a resource, simply un-like it.
  2. Mike Creuzer

    Mike Creuzer Well-Known Member

    I kinda like this idea. I understand why it was separated out, but it probably could be done with a fairly simple add-on.
  3. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    I can't say I see an advantage to this, only a disadvantage by trying to conflate two things that are not necessarily equivalent. What benefit would this bring?
  4. Marcus

    Marcus Well-Known Member

    some basic ideas without thinking them through:

    - one system instead of two
    - the author gets notified once someone "like watched" the resource
    - my personal opinion is that the resources are a bit cluttered:
    --> you can like a resource
    --> you can rate a resource
    --> you can watch a resource

    From my point of view, it all comes down to a "great, lets keep in touch" relationship with the resource.

    When I download a resource, I think I will also automatically watch it.
    In case I don't want to install the resource but like its idea and maybe will later install it, I will watch it.
    To give a "thanks, great idea" to the author even when I do not install it and dont even look at its code, I "like" the resource.

    I wouldn't change the system now, it's just a basic idea - I haven't thought it through - to keep things simpler and more straight forward.

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