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As Designed When merging 2 threads, and one has a poll, the poll is no longer visible in the resulting thread.

Discussion in 'Resolved Bug Reports' started by Jesepi, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. Jesepi

    Jesepi Well-Known Member

    I'd imagine this has something to do with the fact that the threads were started by separate users. I've not tested this situation with 2 threads from the same user.

    While this might be a working as intended situation, or just a byproduct of how polls work, it might be worth some sort of notification that the poll will be lost, or an additional prompt asking if the poll should be attached to the new thread.
     
  2. ibnesayeed

    ibnesayeed Well-Known Member

    I guess, It depends upon which thread is being merged with whom. If a thread A has poll and a plain thread B is merged to it then there should be no loss but if thread A is merged into thread B then belongingness of the poll is lost because that thread id is no more there. It is my guess, I am not sure about the actual implementation though. :)
     
  3. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

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