David Moyer

FYI:  Discussions vs. Questions

Discussion created by David Moyer on Nov 22, 2016

Hi all.

given my frustration with the very common occurrence of folks starting a Discussion (visually, the most obvious choice), in lieu of a Question (not obvious), I spent a good two hours yesterday trying to create a JIVE account simply so that I could suggest the following ...

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They never actually gave me a log-in, but did finally listen to my request.  They said that JIVE had an improvement in place, but that the FM Community site had not yet adopted it; and it could be a long time before that happens.  To quote the second part of the response ...

"A way to work around this is requesting that the administrator monitors the questions / discussions and manually marks discussions as questions when appropriate."

Of course, Discussions cannot be marked as correct and finalized (and the generous help y'all provide cannot be properly recognized).